Edible Gifts to Make at Home

Russian Tea

Mulling Spices ( for apple cider or wine or other mixes)

Russian TeaRussian Tea

This orangey- spicy warm drink is easy to make. Add 2 tablespoons of the mixture to a cup of hot water and enjoy. Mix up a batch, divide into decorative glass jars and give as a gift.

  • 2 cups of TANG
  • 1 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of instant tea with lemon- NO sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cloves


Mulling Spices to Flavor Beveragesmulled cider

Add 1/8 cup of the mixture to 1 quart of beverage. Simmer for 15 minutes or more and serve beverage. Strain first if you add the ingredients loose. You can use cheese cloth or tea strainers to avoid having to strain out the spices.

  • 1 cup of whole all spice
  • 1/2 cup whole cloves
  • 1/2 cup soft cinnamon- Ceylon
  • 1/2 cup dry orange peel
  • 1/2 cup whole star anise

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