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Instant Russian Tea

Rated as 4.53 out of 5 Stars

"This is an instant tea mix that can be given as a gift in a large jar. It tastes like mulled cider."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 101
Original recipe yields 24 servings (3 cups)

Directions

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  1. In a large bowl, mix together powdered drink mixes, sugar, and spices. Place in jars.
  2. Instructions to include with gift:<BR> 1. Place 2 to 3 rounded teaspoonfuls in a cup.<BR> 2. Add boiling water and serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 101 calories; 0 26.3 0.1 0 7 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

HERE IS THE DEAL WITH THIS RECIPE......ALL THE SPICES AND FLAVORS NEED TIME TO BLEND TOGETHER BEFORE TASTE TESTING AND DECIDING THAT IT NEEDS MORE THIS AND THAT...... ALWAYS ADD/DECREASE TO YOUR...

Most helpful critical review

Needs more tea and sugar - this is very very very tangy - we added another 1/2 C of tea and over a cup of sugar and it was much better.

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HERE IS THE DEAL WITH THIS RECIPE......ALL THE SPICES AND FLAVORS NEED TIME TO BLEND TOGETHER BEFORE TASTE TESTING AND DECIDING THAT IT NEEDS MORE THIS AND THAT...... ALWAYS ADD/DECREASE TO YOUR...

Not quite the russian tea from my childhood--but very close. I found it to be a bit too lemony, next time I will cut that down a bit. And it seems like a lot of sugar but it doesn't end up a t...

I like to add crushed Red Hots cinnamon candies. Measure 1/8 cup candies, place in a sandwich bag between a dish towel and crush with a hammer. Add to mix. Allow mix to set a few days for flavor...

Does anyone have any suggestions...Tang has been reformulated and now is "ultra concentrated". I tried substituting orange cool-aid mix for the Tang and it was horrible, way too strong.

It doesn't get any easier or any better than this! Everyone loves to receive this as a gift. It smells sooooo good in a steamy mug...really warms the body and the heart. Thanks Laura!

Great gift idea. I put in small gift jars and placed Christmas cloth over the lid and tied with pretty ribbon. Very cute!

I'm making this to give to all my sons' teachers for Christmas. I love the way this recipe is presented in quantity, with instructions for the gift tag. My mom, a retired teacher, received t...

I keep a jar of this mix in my pantry all year long. It is great on a cold, rainy afternoon with a muffin for a snack. The spices are perfect with the orange.

Needs more tea and sugar - this is very very very tangy - we added another 1/2 C of tea and over a cup of sugar and it was much better.