Orange Cinnamon Breakfast Tea

Autumn means curling up with a good book and relaxing with a hot drink. A cup of Orange Cinnamon Breakfast Tea or Spiced Ginger Tea would be perfect.

Orange Cinnamon Breakfast Tea

Tea, usually loose and of the green variety, is my hot beverage of choice. Recently, I found myself with a stray English breakfast tea bag and a fresh orange after a hotel stay. VoilĂ ! Orange Cinnamon Breakfast Tea was born.

Tips and Variations

  • Worried about sugar? Use a freshly squeezed orange instead of store-bought juice and you won’t have to worry about added sugar.
  • Still worried about sugar? Skip the juice and instead peel off a couple of strips of orange zest to add with the cinnamon stick and cloves. You could also use an orange-spiced tea bag.
  • Avoiding caffeine? Use a decaf tea bag.
  • Iced tea fan? Orange Cinnamon Breakfast Tea is equally good chilled.

Now, who has a good book to recommend?

Orange Cinnamon Breakfast Tea
English breakfast tea spiced with freshly squeezed orange juice, cinnamon, and cloves
Recipe type: Drinks
Serves: 1
  • ½ cinnamon stick
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 regular-sized English breakfast tea bag
  • ¾ cup boiling water
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • orange slice, for garnish (optional)
  1. Place cinnamon stick, cloves, and tea bag into a 1-cup glass measuring cup. Pour boiling water up to the ¾-cup mark. Let steep 5 minutes. Discard tea bag.
  2. Add orange juice up to 1-cup mark, then strain mixture into mug. Garnish with orange slice, if desired.
Too much caffeine? Use a decaf tea bag.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 38 Fat: 0g Saturated fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 7g Sugar: 5g Sodium: 1mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 1g Cholesterol: 0mg


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