Spicy Iced Tea
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|2 inch cinnamon stick||4|
|Tea bags||5 Tablespoon|
1. Combine all ingredients except tea in a saucepan. Stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Cover tightly and simmer 20 minutes. Strain, cool, and chill thoroughly.
2. Bring 2 cups freshly drawn cold water to a full rolling boil in a saucepan. Remove from heat and immediately add the tea; stir. Let tea steep 5 minutes. Stir and drain into a pitcher containing 2 cups cold water. (Remove tea bags, if used, and omit straining.) Blend in the spiced syrup.
3. Pour into ice-filled glasses.