Russian Tea- 1950's Recipe Very Unique

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by seacer127

I got this recipe out of a 1950's Cookbook I used fresh lemon and orange juice make sure not to add too much lemon though. You will need to add a 1-4 inch stick of cinnamon to the mixture. I also used water from a brita water flter(I used 6 tea bags from a british blend of black tea you may want to add less or more depending)

Top Review by QueenBee49444

I took the advice of another reviewer (thank you mikekey) and simmered the orange with the spices. Yum! This is a very soothing drink that also made the house smell good too. Thanks for posting. Made for PAC, Fall 2008. [Reply]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Simmer Spices,honey, stick of cinnamon and the 1 cup of water for 10 min, then let stand for 1 hour.( do this is seperate pot.).
  2. Add tea to boiling water in seperate pot let steep.
  3. Add juices and spices when adding spices put in collander over tea.
  4. Stir the mixture and add rind of orange and lemon tea if desired.

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