Hot Orange Sipping Tea
cinnamon or spice tea bag
cup boiling water
tablespoons (1 1/2 ounces) Grand Marnier® or other orange liqueur
teaspoons (3/4 ounce) lemon juice
tablespoon (1/2 ounce) vanilla vodka
teaspoons (1/4 ounce) Simple Syrup
drops aromatic bitters, such as Angostura®
Orange slice (optional)
Cinnamon stick (optional)
- Place tea bag in a small teapot; add boiling water. Let stand, covered, for 3 minutes. Remove tea bag, squeezing gently, and discard. Stir in Grand Marnier, lemon juice, vodka, Simple Syrup, and bitters.
- Pour tea into a mug. Serve hot. If desired, garnish with an orange slice and a cinnamon stick.
- In a small saucepan combine sugar and water. Bring to boiling over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. (The syrup is done when it is completely clear and the surface is covered with bubbles.) Remove from heat; cool. Store, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Nutrition Facts(Hot Orange Sipping Tea)
- Per serving:
- 177 kcal cal.,
- 3 mg sodium,
- 21 g carb.,
- 4 g sugar
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet