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Spiced Orange Tea Cooler

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  Oranges 2 Large
  Boiling water 1 Quart
  Chopped candied ginger 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange juice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 7 Tablespoon
  Ice cubes 2
  Orange slices 6

With a vegetable peeler, remove zest (colored part of peel) from oranges.
Bruise zest with back of a spoon to release fragrance.
In a tea pot, combine zest, flavored tea leaves, and boiling water.
Cover and steep for 5 to 7 minutes.
Strain; discard tea leaves and zest.
Add chopped ginger to tea and let cool.
Add orange juice and sugar; stir until sugar dissolves.
Pour tea over 6 ice-filled glasses; garnish each glass with an orange slice and mint, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1168 Calories from Fat 13

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.4%

Saturated Fat 0.19 g0.95%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 73.7 mg3.1%

Total Carbohydrates 295 g98.5%

Dietary Fiber 10.3 g41.4%

Sugars 255.5 g

Protein 5 g10.8%

Vitamin A 32.9% Vitamin C 610%

Calcium 24.2% Iron 6.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spiced Orange Tea Cooler Recipe