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Spiced Orange Tea

A Perfect Cup of Tea on a Cold Morning

PHOTO What better way to warm up than with a cup of hot tea. Emerils spiced orange tea will warm you right up.
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

What better way to warm up than with a cup of hot tea. Emeril's spiced orange tea will warm you right up.


  • Thinly peeled strips of orange peel, about 1/2-inch wide, from 1 orange
  • 3 cups freshly squeezed orange juice, about 6 large oranges
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 small toe of fresh ginger, 1/2 ounce, sliced into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 3 Orange Pekoe teabags
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Cooking Directions

    In small pot combine the orange peel, orange juice, water, lemon juice, ginger, cloves, cinnamon and salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove pot from the heat. Add the tea bags and let steep for 5 minutes. Add the sugar and stir to dissolve. Strain the tea through a fine mesh sieve set over another pot or into a warmed tea pot. Serve hot.

    Yield: 6 cups, 6 to 8 servings

    Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, courtesy MSLO, Inc.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: orange, tea, ginger, lemon

    Course: Drinks

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