Hot Mulled Tea

This tea is perfect on a cold winter night. A great alternative to mulled wine or hot chocolate.

Preparation Time: 0 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Makes: 4 servings


Tea bags (black tea, rooibos, green tea or decaffeinated herbal berry tea)


Cinnamon stick

Whole cloves


Whole star anise


Vanilla pod (optional)


Boiling water, plus more for warming the tea pot

4 cups (1 L)


  1. Place a small amount of boiling water in the tea pot to warm it up. Discard.
  2. Add tea bags, cinnamon, cloves and star anise to the tea pot and add the 4 cups (1 L) of boiling water.
  3. Let steep for 3 to 5 minutes and remove the teabags. Let steep for 2 minutes longer and serve immediately.

© – Reproduced with permission of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, 2008.

Nutrition Information            (1 cup/250 mL):

Calories: 2 kcal

Protein: 0 g

Fat: 0 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg

Carbohydrate: 1 g

Fibre: 0 g

Sodium: 7 mg

Potassium: 88 mg

Last Update – June 21, 2017

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