Learn how to make cinnamon tea with this easy recipe. Then, try other flavor variations, like cinnamon-maple, cinnamon-orange-spice or cinnamon-apple tea (see Tips) for a warming, cozy drink.

EatingWell.com, September 2021

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Credit: Victor Protasio

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active:
5 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine water and cinnamon sticks in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer. Simmer until the tea is very fragrant and tastes like spicy cinnamon, 20 to 25 minutes.

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  • Strain the tea; discard solids. Serve hot.

Tips: Try these variations:

Cinnamon-Apple Tea: Add 2 large, thin red apple slices to the cinnamon and water in Step 1.

Cinnamon-Maple Tea: Stir in 1 tablespoon maple syrup to the tea in Step 2 after discarding solids.

Cinnamon-Orange-Spice Tea: Add 2 (1/2-inch) strips orange zest and ½ teaspoon whole cloves to the cinnamon and water in Step 1.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup
21 calories; sodium 10mg; potassium 3mg.
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