Recipes and Cooking Hot Orange Sipping Tea By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on December 22, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Start To Finish Time: 10 mins Servings: 1 Yield: 1 cocktail Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cinnamon or spice tea bag ½ cup boiling water 3 tablespoon (1 1/2 ounces) Grand Marnier® or other orange liqueur 4 ½ teaspoon (3/4 ounce) lemon juice 1 tablespoon (1/2 ounce) vanilla vodka 1 ½ teaspoon (1/4 ounce) Simple Syrup 2 drops aromatic bitters, such as Angostura® Orange slice (optional) Cinnamon stick (optional) Simple Syrup 1 cup sugar 1 cup water Directions 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. Simple Syrup 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 up to 2 weeks. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 177 Calories 21g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 1 Calories 177 % Daily Value * Sodium 3mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 21g 8% Total Sugars 4g Vitamin C 8.9mg 44% Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.2mg 1% Potassium 45mg 1% Folate, total 8.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.