Chai tea and fruit juices make this festive hot drink a must-serve at your next holiday gathering.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring the water to boiling in a medium saucepan. Remove from heat. Add tea bags. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes. Discard the tea bags.

  • In a 6- to 8-quart pot, combine apple cider, cranberry juice, orange juice, cinnamon sticks, cloves, and the steeped tea. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Discard the cinnamon sticks and cloves. Serve warm. If desired, garnish with additional cinnamon sticks and/or cranberries.


To make ahead: Prepare cider as directed; cool. Transfer to an airtight container; cover. Chill for up to 3 days. Serve chilled, or transfer to a large Dutch oven and heat through.

Nutrition Facts

68.3 calories; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 16.9g 6% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 0.2g 1% DV; sugars 15.6g; fat 0.2g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 17.5IU; vitamin c 15.2mg 25% DV; folate 4.6mcg 1% DV; calcium 12.6mg 1% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 6.6mg 2% DV; potassium 187.6mg 5% DV; sodium 6.1mg.