Sugar and Spice Green Tea

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Tea ready in 10 minutes! Enjoy hot green tea in a new way - a sweet and spicy beverage.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

4
cups boiling water
4
tea bags green tea
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
6
whole cloves, broken into pieces
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup orange juice
2
tablespoons lemon juice
2
orange slices, cut in half
  • 1 Pour boiling water over tea bags in heatproof container. Add cinnamon and cloves. Cover and let steep 3 to 5 minutes.
  • 2 Remove tea bags; strain tea to remove cloves. Stir sugar, orange juice and lemon juice into tea. Serve hot with orange slice half in each cup.

Expert Tips

Current research findings make a strong case for tea’s positive contribution to healthy living. Green tea contains antioxidants, which may help keep your heart healthy. In many cultures, drinking tea also has long been thought of as a great way to relax.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
10mg
10%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.