Slow Cooker Spiced Green Tea


No need to decide between green tea, ginger tea and fruit tea. This warm slow cooker sip combines all three!

Slow Cooker Spiced Green Tea
Photo: Karla Conrad
Prep Time:
15 mins
Slow Cook Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 15 mins


  • 6 inch stick cinnamon, broken*

  • 1 tablespoon snipped crystallized ginger

  • 4 cup brewed green tea

  • 4 cup orange-peach-mango juice or orange juice

  • 1 cup dried fruit, such as peaches, apricots, and/or pears

  • Orange slices

  • Sugar (optional)


  1. For a spice bag, place cinnamon and crystallized ginger in the center of a double-thick, 6- to 8-inch square of 100-percent-cotton cheesecloth. Bring up corners; tie closed with clean cotton string.

  2. In a 3 1/2- to 4 1/2-quart slow cooker combine tea and juice. Add spice bag and dried fruit. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 3 hours. Remove and discard spice bag and dried fruit.

  3. Ladle tea into cups. Float an orange slice in each cup. If desired, sweeten to taste with sugar. Makes 8 servings.


To break cinnamon sticks, place in a heavy plastic bag and gently pound sticks with a meat mallet.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

56 Calories
14g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 56
% Daily Value *
Sodium 14mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Vitamin C 29.5mg 148%
Calcium 10.1mg 1%

*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.

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