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Saturday, August 2, 2008

MULLED HOLIDAY TEA

INGREDIENTS
* 7 Darjeeling tea bags
* 4 cups boiling water
* 4 cups apple juice
* 2 cups dry red wine
* 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
* 3 inches stick cinnamon
* 1 teaspoon whole cloves
* 1/4 teaspoon cardamom seeds

PREPARATION
1. Place tea bags in a 4-quart Dutch oven. Pour the boiling water over tea bags. Let steep 5 minutes. Remove bags; discard. Stir in apple juice, wine, and brown sugar.

2. For spice bag, place cinnamon, cloves, and cardamom on a double-thick, 6-inch-square piece of 100-percent-cotton cheesecloth. Bring corners together, and tie with a clean string. Add spice bag to tea mixture. Bring just to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Discard spice bag.

3. Transfer tea to a heatproof serving carafe or pot.

Makes about 12 (6-ounce) servings.

Nutrition facts per serving:
* Calories 102
* Total Fat (g) 0
* Cholesterol (mg) 0
* Sodium (mg) 10
* Carbohydrate (g) 19
* Fiber (g) 0
* Protein (g) 0

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