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Hot Cranberry Drink

Rated as 4.86 out of 5 Stars

"My mother would brew a batch of this hot drink when any of us children were sick. One sip and we'd instantly feel better! Now I make it for my husband and daughter on dreary winter mornings or anytime they're feeling under the weather."
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25 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. In a saucepan, cook cranberries in 2 cups water until they pop. Strain through a fine sieve, reserving juice and discarding skins; set aside. In a large saucepan, combine sugar, candies, cloves and remaining water. Cook until candies are dissolved. Add orange and lemon juices and reserved cranberry juice; heat though. Remove cloves. Serve hot.


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Warm, delicious and very sweet!

Great recipe. I had no cinnamon candies and put a pinch of ground cinnamon instead.

Tangy, sweet, warm and full of wonderful spice! This was gone before the night was over, and I made an entire pitcher!

I had a recipe known as "Russian Tea" but lost the recipe. This one is very similar. I made it for our office Christmas party and it was a big hit! Everyone requested the recipe!