Hot Spiced Tea
Warm-up with this speedy variation of spiced tea.
1 cup water
1 regular-size tea bag
1/2 cinnamon stick
4 whole cloves
3 packets Splenda® No Calorie Sweetener
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Lemon and/or orange slices for garnish (optional)
- Bring water to a boil. Pour over tea bag, cinnamon stick and cloves in a teapot; cover and steep 5 minutes. Remove tea bag, squeezing gently. Stir Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, orange juice and lemon juice into tea. Pour tea through a wire-mesh strainer into cups, discarding spices.
Makes 1 serving.
To Make 4 Servings: Bring 4 cups water to a boil. Pour over 3 regular-size tea bags, 2 cinnamon sticks, and ½ teaspoon whole cloves in a teapot; cover and steep 5 minutes. Remove tea bags, squeezing gently. Stir 12 packets Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, 1/4 cup orange juice and 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice into tea. Pour tea through a wire-mesh strainer into cups, discarding spices.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 recipe): Calories 35 | Calories from Fat 0 | Fat 0g (sat 0g) | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 20mg | Carbohydrates 8g | Fiber 2g | Sugars 4g | Protein 1g.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.