Spiced Sweet Tea

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Sharon123

This is the perfect drink, hot or cold. With a warm spice blend, a cinnamon stick, a little cream, and enough sugar to make the South proud — this Spiced Sweet Tea will be a wonderful addition to anyone’s winter(or summer) beverage repertoire. From Folk Lifestyle.

Top Review by AcadiaTwo

Wonderful beverage. I made this both ways, cold and hot. Depending on the temperature of the day reflected on whether I enjoyed hot or cold. I think I prefer the hot version more. I used milk as I was out of almond. Made for veg 'n Swap tag #62.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large pot, bring 12 cups of water to a boil and then reduce to a low simmer.
  2. Add cinnamon sticks and pumpkin pie spice and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Turn off the heat, remove the cinnamon sticks and steep teabags in the hot water for 7 minutes.
  4. Remove the teabags and add the sugar. Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  5. Ladle the tea into mugs and add 1 tablespoons half and half(or almond milk) per mug. Stir and serve with a cinnamon stick and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
  6. Cold:.
  7. Repeat steps 1-4 from the Hot instructions(through stirring in sugar).
  8. Let the tea cool to room temperature and then pour it into a large pitcher to store in the refrigerator overnight.
  9. Serve black or with 1 tablespoons half and half and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
  10. Enjoy!

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