Spiced Black Tea
|Whole cloves||1 Teaspoon|
|Black tea||2 1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Cold water||3 Quart|
|Orange juice||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Lemon juice||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
Use a clean piece of linen toweling or a double thickness of cheesecloth to make two spice bags.
Tie the whole cloves and cinnamon stick in one bag; tie the tea in the second bag.
Pour the cold water in a large kettle; add the tied spices and heat water to boiling.
Remove pan from heat.
Take out the tied spices and add the tea bag.
Cover pan and let steep 5 minutes; remove tea.
In a separate pan, heat orange juice, lemon juice, and sugar until sugar is dissolved.
Pour hot fruit mixture into spiced tea.
Keep hot until ready to serve, but do not boil.