Cranberry Tea

  • Yield 4 cups

A refreshing twist to summer tea.


4 cups water
1/3 cup sugar
2 -- cinnamon sticks
10 whole cloves
4 -- regular-size tea bags
1 -- (12-ounce) can frozen cranberry juice conentrate
-- Ice


  1. Combine the water, sugar, cinnamon sticks and cloves in a large saucepan and bring to a boil.  Place the tea bags in a heatproof bowl and pour the boiling mixture over the tea bags.  Steep for 3 minutes; remove the tea bags.  Strain into a pitcher and discard the spices.  Stir in the cranberry juice concentrate.  Chill for 1 hour or longer.  Serve over ice.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of High Point's Furniture City Feasts(Junior League of High Point Inc., High Point, North Carolina, 2006).