Russian Iced Tea

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Total Time
5 mins
35 mins

A nice spicy blend that is a delicious change of pace.

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  1. Bring sugar and cinnamon sticks to a boil with one quart of water over medium heat; simmer 20 minutes.
  2. Remove zest from oranges and lemons, reserve.
  3. Squeeze juice from oranges and lemons, reserve.
  4. Remove cinnamon sticks and add fruit juices and zest, cooking 5 minutes more.
  5. Remove from heat and strain.
  6. Steep tea bags in 2 cups of boiling water; cool.
  7. Mix together tea with fruit juices and 2 quarts of cold water.
  8. Serve cold, over ice.