Recipes for Hot Tea Month

Tea in woman hand

Since it’s hot tea month and might be chilly where you’re camping, some new tea recipes are a great way to keep warm or just to celebrate the month. Keep these ingredients in your RV and even in your house to make these special teas when you are in the mood for something a little different.

Spiced Tea Mix


  • 1 3-ounce package lemon-flavored iced tea mix
  • 2 1.8-ounce packages orange-flavored drink mix
  • 1 1/3 tbs. Ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. Ground cloves


Combine the tea mix, the orange drink mix and the spices. Store all in an airtight container. When you’re ready to make the tea, stir 1 ½ teaspoons of the mixture into 1 cup of hot water.

Citrus Honey Green Tea


  • 1 2-inch piece of lemon zest, cut in thin slivers
  • 2 tsp. Boiling water
  • 2 tsp. Green tea powder
  • ¾ cup hot water
  • ½ cup grapefruit juice, preferably freshly squeezed
  • 3 tbs. Lemon juice, preferably freshly squeezed
  • 1 tsp. Honey


Put the lemon zest into a mug. Cover it with the 2 teaspoons boiling water and let it steep for 3 minutes. Stir the green tea powder and the hot water into the mug. Add the juices and honey. Stir well and serve.

Hot Cranberry Tea


  • 3 ½ quarts water
  • 1 12-ounce package cranberries
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 oranges, juiced
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 12 whole cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks


Combine the water and cranberries in a large pot. Bring the cranberries to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer them for about 30 minutes. Add the sugar, juices and spices. Cover the mixture and let it steep for 1 hour. Serve.

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