Mama's Old-Fashioned Russian Tea

Recipe by Gwanny Hill
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 20-30




  • Boil water with cloves and cinnamon sticks for 20 minutes in large non-aluminum pot.
  • Remove from heat, add the tea bags and cover.
  • Allow mixture to"steep" for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.
  • After steeping process is completed, combine in another sauce pan the orange, pineapple, and lemon juices with the sugar.
  • Heat gently, stirring to melt and mix the sugar.
  • Drain spices from tea mixture.
  • Combine the tea and juice mixtures.
  • Heat and enjoy!
  • NOTE: Preparation time does not include"steeping time".