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Winter Apple Jack Tea

Winter Apple Jack Tea ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #comforting #hot #cocktail #recipe #skinny

A cozy, comforting adult beverage to help warm you through this winter season. It tastes much like spiked apple cider, but with fewer calories. I’ve been sipping on this apple tea on chilly autumn evenings as I’m working my way back to healthy after catching my daughter’s cold and since we seem to have plunged quickly from fall right into winter, I thought I ought to share my creation with you.

It’s snowing today! Our first snow of the season. The whole world looks like a winter wonderland–several inches of snow are piling up in my back yard, on my driveway, on my patio furniture. I’ve heard it’s going to be a long, cold, hard winter.  I can’t deny there is a small part of me that wants to scream “Go AWAY! It’s too early!” but most of me is relaxing into this lovely peaceful whiteness, watching the graceful flakes of white slowly drifting to the ground. I’m taking this opportunity to bake some wonderful things, sip some tea and just relax, slow down and enjoy the day.

Our fuzzy long-haired cat is the only one who dares venture outside, but even he doesn’t want to stay out too long today. I’m going to have to go out and shovel, but I don’t want to interrupt this lovely, calm relaxed feeling I’ve got today. Another cup of tea, perhaps? This tea, a cozy blanket, a soft cuddly cat and a good book would be the perfect companions for today.

Winter Apple Jack Tea

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 cup of tea

Winter Apple Jack Tea

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brewed Apple Tea (I used Celestial Seasonings Cinnamon Apple Tea)
  • 1 packet Stevia (or other sweetener, to taste)
  • 1/2 - 1 shot Winter Jack Tennessee Cider (to taste)
  • For garnish: apple slice and cinnamon stick

Instructions

  1. Brew the tea according to instructions on the package.
  2. Stir in Stevia (or your preferred sweetener) and top with a shot of Winter Jack Tennessee Cider.
  3. Garnish with apple slice and cinnamon stick.

Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: http://www.sumptuousspoonfuls.com/

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Winter Apple Jack Tea ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #comforting #hot #cocktail #recipe #skinny

This recipe was shared at Weekend PotluckHappy Holidays Link PartyMunching MondayTuesday’s TableTreasure Box TuesdaySimple Supper Tuesday, The Wednesday Roundup, Wine’d Down Wednesday and Found & Foraged.

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4 Responses

  1. This sounds positively delicious. Thank you so much for linking it up to Found & Foraged!

    November 16, 2014 at 12:49 am

    • Ann

      Thanks Laura! It’s been quite comforting, just like apple cider, with a little extra to help you relax. The perfect winter nightcap 🙂

      November 16, 2014 at 10:01 am

  2. So glad you stopped by our linky party! Have a great week. See you next Saturday!

    November 16, 2014 at 10:09 am

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