Hot Spiced Tea with Pomegranate Juice and Apple Cider

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Ingredients

4 cups
water
4
black tea (such as Assam)
2
cinnamon sticks
10
whole cloves
4 cups
pomegranate juice
4 cups
apple cider
 
cinnamon sticks (for garnish, optional)
 
lemon slices (for garnish, optional)
Yields:
servings

Instructions

Bring the water to a boil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Remove from the heat and add the tea bags, cinnamon sticks and cloves. Let steep, covered, for 20 minutes. Strain and return the tea to the pan, discarding the solids. Stir in the pomegranate juice and apple cider. Cook over medium-low heat for 10 minutes. Reduce the heat to low and keep warm until ready to serve. When ready to serve, pour into cups or mugs and garnish with cinnamon sticks and lemon slices, if desired.