Spicing it up: Easy spiced sweet teas


The sipping of spiced tea goes way back in the timeline of family-and-friend get togethers. But no matter when tea lovers first began to savor them, spiced teas are known to this day for their delicious flavor, for the energized feeling that comes with every sip, and for the health-promoting properties of some classic spices like ginger, clove, red pepper and turmeric, to name a few.

Spiced tea is a natural favorite.

Southerners are known for their love of spicy food, so it’s only natural that we’re all in when it comes to a spiced-up sweet tea. For any occasion from downtime on the porch to serving a crowd at a church potluck or a big family meal, the following spiced sweet teas are three Luzianne Tea recipes that top the list.

Hot Honey Iced Tea

Spicy Honey Iced Tea Hot Honey Tea Pitcher of tea, honey and glasses of iced tea

Spice up some freshly brewed iced tea by sweetening it with a homemade Hot Honey that’s infused with two kinds of pepper. The result is a swicy take on classic Southern iced tea.

Chai Tea Concentrate

Chai Tea Concentrate in storage jar and 2 glasses of chai iced tea with milk

Savor fragrant Indian spices in each sip of this homemade concentrate that’s easy and economical. Store it covered in the fridge and mix a desired amount with water or any kind of milk to enjoy a hot or iced drink.

Party Size Lemon Ginger Iced Tea

lemon ginger iced tea, gallon pitcher and serving glasses

Make a party-size gallon of Lemon Ginger Iced Tea and make the day better. Zesty ginger pairs perfectly with freshly brewed tea and lemon juice to accompany backyard BBQs, church picnics and potlucks, tailgates and big family meals.