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5 from 2 votes

Christmas Tea

Nothing says Christmas spirit more than this hot, spiced and delicious Christmas Tea recipe. The tangy flavor from citrus fruits and the warmth from the spices makes the most soothing and refreshing beverage to serve during the holiday season.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas tea
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 89kcal


  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 ½ cup sugar
  • 3 quarts boiling water
  • ½ cup lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 3 tea bags


  • Combine water, cinnamon, closes, and sugar in a large pot. Boil for 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally to dissolve the sugar.
  • Turn off heat and add tea bags. Cover pot and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Remove tea bags and add lemon juice, orange juice, and pineapple juice. Stir to combine.
  • Serve hot.


Yields one gallon


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 33IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg