Russian Tea (No Mixes)


Russian tea is a great wintertime beverage my mom always made. Love it at Christmas...always makes the house smell good! Great hot or cold!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
1 gallon


  • 1 gallon water, divided

  • 4 family-size tea bags

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 1 cinnamon stick

  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves

  • 2 cups pineapple juice

  • 2 cups orange juice

  • ¼ cup lemon juice


  1. Boil 2 quarts water in a pot. Remove from heat, add tea bags, and steep for 20 minutes. Remove and discard tea bags.

  2. Combine remaining 2 quarts water, sugar, cinnamon stick, and cloves in a separate pot. Bring to a boil. Add the brewed tea, pineapple juice, orange juice, and lemon juice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

129 Calories
0g Fat
33g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 129
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 20mg 102%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 131mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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