Hot Cranberry-Tea Infusion

Hot Cranberry-Tea Infusion at The Happy Housewife

We all have enjoyed tea with using water to steep our tea bags in, but what about enhancing the tea flavor even further by switching out juice for water? A simple comforting treat perfect when you want to unwind for the day with a delicious hot beverage in hand.

Hot Cranberry-Tea Infusion



Yield 4 Servings


  • 3 cups cranberry juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks or 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 black (or other spice flavor) tea bags, paper tags removed


  1. Add all cranberry juice and water to a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium high heat.
  2. Once the liquid has reached a boil, reduce the heat, add the tea bags and cinnamon and let steep for five minutes.
  3. Remove the tea bags and cinnamon sticks using a slotted spoon.
  4. Pour into individual mugs and serve with a cinnamon stick for garnish.


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  1. Oh my, that sounds so good. I’ve mixed tea and juice for chilled summer drinks, but never thought of infusing the juice with tea. Yum.

  2. Made this today, and it was totally worth the $5 I spent on imported cranberry juice. : ) Thanks for the recipe!

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