READY IN: 33mins
Recipe by mielhollinger

Adapted from Williams-Sonoma Outdoors Series, Snow Country Cooking, by Diane Rossen Worthington (Time-Life Books, 1999).

Top Review by Finney

This was a great comfort food. Smells wonderful as it cooks. Reminds me of the holidays. We will be making this again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. With a mortar and pestle, coarsely grind the cinnamon sticks, allspice, cloves and peppercorns.
  2. In a saucepan, combine the ground spices, water, cardamom pods and ginger.
  3. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Set aside, covered, for 10 minutes.
  5. Add the tea bags or loose tea in a tea ball to a teapot.
  6. Return the spiced water to a boil and pour into the teapot.
  7. Let steep for 2-3 minutes , then strain the tea and serve with milk and honey on the side.

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