As our great northern playground turns chilly and white, we look for delicious drinks to enjoy as we climb beneath a mountain of blankets on our couch and que up the Netflix account. All around the world, people turn to the wonderful taste of tea at times like this. Here are some of our favorite autumn tea recipes from around the internet.
Those geniuses over at Mostly Home Made Mom bring us this recipe for Autumn Spiced Sweet Tea. Firstly, put on your fuzzy slippers and head to the kitchen to find the following ingredients:
1 cup of water
4 whole cloves
2 cinnamon sticks
2 bags of your favorite tea (we love Bigalow Tea Cinnamon and Lemon Lift for this one)
1 cup of unsweetened apple juice
2 packets of sweetener
4 apple slices
In a medium saucepan, bring the water, cloves, and cinnamon sticks to a boil. Turn off the heat and add the tea bags, cover and allow to steep for 3 minutes. Remove the tea bags and stir in the apple juice and sweetener. Place the heat on low and simmer until heated thoroughly. Place two apples in the bottom of a mug and pour the tea over them. Be careful to strain out the cloves and cinnamon sticks.
Our friends at the Republic of Tea bring us this great recipe for a wonderful fall Gingersnap Chai Latte. Firstly, go to your cupboards and find the following ingredients:
½ cup of water
1 bag of Good Earth Chai tea
½ cup of steamed milk
1 tablespoon of molasses
¼ vanilla bean, scraped
½ cup of foamed milk
1 gingersnap cookie
Bring the water to a rolling boil. Place the Chai Tea bag in your favorite mug and add the water. Allow to steep for 3 – 5 minutes to your preferred taste. Move the tea bag and stir in the milk, molasses, and vanilla bean. Top with foamed milk and serve with a gingersnap cookie.
Cold autumn nights often come with warm autumn days filled with soccer practices and football games. Help the whole family enjoy the tastes of fall with this Autumn Sweet Tea Punch brought to us by our friends at Southern Bite. First, gather together these ingredients:
6 cups of water
2 family sized quart tea bags (Our work family loves Herbal teas Apple/Cinnamon for this recipe)
2 cinnamon sticks
½ cup of sugar
2 quarts of apple cider
2 cups of pineapple juice
2 cups of orange juice
Apple and orange slices for garnish
In a medium saucepan bring the water to boil. Remove from heat and add the tea bags and cinnamon sticks. Allow to steep for 5 – 10 minutes according to taste. Remove the tea bags and cinnamon sticks while adding the sugar. Add the tea to large container and stir in the apple cider, pineapple juice, and orange juice. Add the apple and orange slices and invite the team over for a wonderful fall taste that will give the all of the energy they need for the second half.
If your office is looking for a wide selection of autumn teas, contact us here at Coffee Mill. We would be glad to deliver the great taste of fall to your break room every week.