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Kimberly Schlapman's Russian Tea

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Kimberly Schlapman's easy cheddar bacon biscuits, toffee bars and Russian tea.TODAY, December 9th 2016.
Kimberly Schlapman's easy cheddar bacon biscuits, toffee bars and Russian tea. TODAY, December 9th 2016.Nathan R. Congleton / TODAY
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Ingredients

  • 4 family-size tea bags
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 cups pineapple juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Chef notes

    Little Big Town singer Kimberly Schlapman's recipe for Russian Tea is quick and easy to make. Serve it for a holiday party or open house.

    Preparation

    1.

    Bring 2 quarts water to a boil in a saucepan. Remove from the heat and add the tea bags. Steep for about 10 minutes.

    2.

    Meanwhile, combine 1 quart water, the sugar and cinnamon sticks in a medium saucepan to make a simple syrup. Cook over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.

    3.

    Discard the tea bags. In a large container, combine the tea, simple syrup, and fruit juices. Serve warm.