Deluxe Spiced Tea Mix Recipe

by sunshine on November 18, 2011

I had a Sunday School teacher that would make this every year when I was young.  She always called it “Russian Tea.”  The smell of it brings back such memories.  This is a great mix to give as a gift during the holidays.

Deluxe Spiced Tea Mix Recipe











(Photo source: Taste of Home)


  • 2 jars (21.1 ounces each) orange breakfast drink mix such as Tang
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 envelope (5 ounces) sweetened lemonade drink mix
  • 1 jar (3 ounces) unsweetened instant tea
  • 2-1/4 cups red-hot candies
  • 2 teaspoons each ground allspice, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg

In an airtight container, combine all ingredients. Store in a cool dry place up to 6 months. Yield: 10 cups (about 120 servings).
To prepare tea: Dissolve 4 teaspoons mix in 1 cup boiling water; stir well. Yield: 1 serving.  Makes 120 servings.  To gift put in container and include preparation directions.


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