make something monday :: friendship tea

I remember making this tea when I was younger and packaging it in little bags for my friends and teachers at school. It has such a nostalgic smell and taste that always reminds me of Christmas.

Chris loves it too and remembers having it as a child and so I made up a big batch this year and we have been enjoying it for a few weeks now in the evening by the Christmas tree.

This recipe makes enough to package up for friends and neighbors as a simple and inexpensive gift as well as enjoy yourself!

Friendship Tea:

2 Cups powdered orange drink (such as Tang)
1 Cup powdered lemonade
1/2 Cup unsweetened instant tea
1/2 Cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon of cloves (heaping)
1 teaspoon of cinnamon (heaping)

Pour all of the ingredients in a big tupperware, add the lid and shake it up until mixed well. I usually add about two or three heaping spoonfuls of mix to a big mug of hot water but adjust the amount depending on how sweet you like it!

I hope you all have a wonderful day today - can you believe it's less than two weeks before Christmas?!

7 comments:

  1. That sounds delicious! And it would make such great little gifts!
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  2. Oooo, we do this too. Although we call it Russian Tea. It's so tasty, and is def. Christmas in a cup! :)

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  3. This looks really good! Love how you presented it in the jar as a gift.

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  4. I'm curious how this would taste! Could be a fun gift this year. Thanks for sharing!

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  5. It looks so cute, and it's great gift or stocking filler for those who don't drink (my grandpa is getting some of this for Christmas for sure!) I love the little jar too... hmm already wondering if I could somehow package it up with some ginger biscuits too

    Sarah x
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  6. Here's a couple of variations on the friendship tea recipe that you listed:

    Friendship Tea Recipes

    Enjoy!

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