Kentucky spiced tea

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¼ cup Tea leaves
2 cups Sugar
4 cups Cold water
⅔ cup Lemon juice -- fresh
⅓ cup Orange juice -- fresh
12 cups Boiling water
1 teaspoon Nutmeg
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Clove
1 teaspoon Allspice

Put sugar, COLD water, and spices (tied in a bag) in enamel or stainless steel boiler. Bring to a boil 10 minutes. PUT in tea leaves (tied in a bag). Add 12 cups boiling water and juices. Steep for 5 minutes. Strain if desired. You may add lemon slices and cinnamon sticks to each cup when serving.

***** This recipe has been handed down through a Kentucky family for almost one hundredyears.*****

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From: Favorite Fruitcakes By Moira Hodg File

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