Oranges and cloves on a black counter with autumn leaves next to a clove tea cup
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Clove Tea Recipe

This spicy herbal tea is perfect for winter months! 
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Steeping Time30 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Tea
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Clove Tea, Orange and Clove Tea
Appliance: Tea Strainer
Servings: 2
Author: Raksha Hegde

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water filtered
  • 1/2 tbsp cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick optional
  • 1/2 inch ginger optional
  • honey optional
  • orange slices optional

Instructions

  • Bring the water to boil and remove from heat. 
  • Crush 1/2 tablespoon of dried cloves with the mortar pestle, but do not pulverize them into powder. You can also grind cloves and keep it stored in an airtight spice jar. 
  • Add the clove powder to the water. If you are using orange slices, ginger, and cinnamon, you can add it now. Allow the mixture to steep for 20-30 minutes.
  • Strain the mixture and warm it. Enjoy this spicy, herbal tea! You can also add honey to sweeten it. 
    Oranges and cloves on a black counter with autumn leaves next to a clove tea cup