Russian Tea Recipe

Real Citrus Spiced Russian Tea

Russian Tea made from scratch, using real tea bags, oranges, lemons and spices. This delicious Orange spiced Russian tea recipe is easy to make and a winter treat - Spiced Russian Tea Recipe

Course beverages, Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Russian Tea
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Peter's Food Adventures


  • 8 cups water
  • 4 black tea bags
  • 3 oranges sliced
  • 2 lemons sliced
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup sugar to taste


  1. In a pot, combine the water, oranges, lemons, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and sugar and bring to a boil. Boil for about 5 minutes and remove from heat.
  2. Add the tea bags into the mixture and allow to steep covered for about 5 minutes. Remove the fruit, spices and tea bags (without squeezing out the bitter tannins out of the bag).
  3. Taste and adjust sugar to taste. Serve immediately, reheat if necessary.