Holiday Spiced Tea

 

12 cups water - divided use
6 tea bags
4 cinnamon sticks
2 teaspoons whole cloves
1 1/4 cups SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1 (6 ounce) can frozen orange juice concentrate
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
Garnish: lemon slices, orange slices, whole cloves and cinnamon sticks
  1. Bring 8 cups water to a boil. Pour over tea bags into large heat resistant bowl; cover and steep 5 minutes. Remove tea bags, squeezing gently. Stir in SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener, orange juice , and lemon juice.
  2. Combine 4 cups water, cinnamon sticks and cloves in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, cover, and simmer 20 minutes. Pour mixture through a wire-mesh strainer into tea mixture, discarding spices.
  3. Pour into mugs and serve tea hot with lemon and orange slices, whole cloves and cinnamon sticks.
Makes 16 servings.
Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Total Time: 35 Minutes
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe): Calories 30 | Calories from Fat 0 | Fat 0g (sat 0g) | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 5mg | Carbohydrates 8g | Fiber 1g | Sugars 7g | Protein 0g