Hot Spiced Tea


1 teaspoon whole cloves
1-inch stick cinnamon
3 quarts water
2-1/2 tablespoons black tea
Juice of 3 oranges
Juice of 1-1/2 lemons
1/2 to 1 cup sugar


Tie spices loosely in cheesecloth bag and bring to a boil in water. Add tea, tied loosely in another cheesecloth bag, and allow to stand for 5 minutes. Remove bags of spices and tea. If juices are pulpy, strain them, then stir into tea. Add sugar to taste.


Serves 25.

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