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Russian Tea (No Mixes)

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"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!"
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35 m servings 129
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 gallon)


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  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; 0.1 32.8 0.4 0 8 Full nutrition

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Growing up in Colorado my mom made this all of the time. She made the mix in bulk and used Tang instead of real orange juice. I hadn't had it in years and when I saw this recipe I knew I must tr...