Can you imagine anything more beautiful to sip upon than Cranberry Tea? Its lovely ruby color instantly sparks the heart with the anticipation of Christmas. It is a perfect treat on a cold winter day, warming the hands, the heart, and the soul. But is Cranberry tea just for the holidays or just for winter? No! Cranberry Tea is a beautiful and delicious drink that can be served hot in the winter and cold over ice to refresh during the hot summer months.
Using fresh cranberries for this delightful tea has many health benefits. Cranberries are filled with antioxidants that help to keep us healthy and stave off disease. They have been shown to have benefits in decreasing risk of urinary tract infection, memory loss, heart disease, gum disease, breast cancer and gastric ulcers. Wow!
The healthy benefits are many yet it is the sweet flavor that will delight you and keep you clamoring for more. Sip on it during a quiet moment with a book or favorite mellow tune. Of course, serving it at your next holiday party will simply make your guests swoon. Don’t forget to break it out and pour it over ice for a summer siesta .
- 3 1/2 quarts of water
- 1 Package Raw Cranberries
- 3-6 Cloves
- 4 Small Cinnamon Sticks
- Juice from 2 oranges
- 2 Cups Sugar
- Boil water, cranberries, cloves and cinnamon sticks for 25 minutes.
- Add orange juice and sugar.
- Strain off berries, etc. (Don’t press or squeeze)
- Serve hot for a delicious holiday treat or cold as a summer refresher.
This Cranberry Tea Recipe is just the ticket to warm you up this winter and celebrate the holiday season with a touch of whimsical ruby. Don’t forget to make an extra batch of this lovely and refreshing Cranberry Tea Recipe to freeze so that you can serve it all year long.