During the harsh cold winter months, when the chill seems to seep into your very bones, there is nothing that provides warmth and comfort quite like this particular hot spiced tea! Its soothing heat and the intricate blend of spices work together to create an incredibly comforting beverage that not only warms your body, but also lifts your spirits. Truly, it is the perfect companion for those long, icy winter nights.
With a long day behind you, it's time to treat yourself to a peaceful evening at home. Start by finding your softest, most comfortable blanket, the one that makes you feel like you're wrapped in a warm hug. Then, choose your favorite book, the one that never fails to transport you to another world. Once you've gathered these items, find your favorite spot to unwind. It could be a plush armchair in the living room, a hammock in the backyard under the stars, or even your own bed. Now, settle in, wrapped in your cozy blanket with your book in hand, and let the rest of the world melt away.
Each sip of this hot spiced tea transports you to a world of relaxation and tranquillity - a place where the harsh winter is but a distant memory. The spices, carefully selected and perfectly balanced, release their aroma and flavours in a symphony of taste that dances on your tongue, and the warmth of the tea radiates through your body, chasing away the cold. This is not just a beverage, but a sanctuary in a cup, a retreat from the winter's demands, a bastion of warmth in the midst of the cold. Savor it slowly, let it warm you from the inside, and let it be a comforting presence throughout the winter season.
COMFORTING HOT SPICED TEA
6 c water
1 tsp whole cloves
1 cinnamon stick (1 inch)
6 tea bags (Lipton or your choice)
3/4 c orange juice
1/2 c white sugar
1/4 c pineapple juice
2 tbsp lemon juice
Pour water into a pot; add cloves and cinnamon stick. Bring water to a boil; remove from heat.
Add tea bags to water and set aside to steep until the tea is to your preferred strength, at least 5 minutes. Remove and discard cloves, cinnamon stick, and tea bags.
Stir orange juice, sugar, pineapple juice, and lemon juice together in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook and stir the juice mixture until the sugar dissolves completely.
Pour juice mixture into the spiced tea; serve hot.
This Comforting Hot Spiced Tea recipe was included in our January Country Wyx Box as a warm and comforting addition to our custom-blended scent - CUP OF COMFORT 🥰 Hearty notes of sweet peppermint, bergamot tea and ginger unify harmoniously with notes of cinnamon, vanilla and clove spices.
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