This spicy hot drink mix was a staple when we were kids. just add hot water to this russian tea mix and the aroma will warm you up.
Does anyone remember drinking Russian Tea as a kid? This sweet, warm, citrus-y drink mix was a favorite of ours in the winter when we’d come in from playing outside in the snow. It’s orange, cinnamon flavor would warm our tummies until our outsides caught up.
There’s just something so unique about the taste of Tang drink mix, which is the main ingredient in this recipe. Mix up a batch and create a cup of memories. While you’re sharing this oldie with your kids, share some memories about playing in the snow…or playing in the sand if you’re from a warmer climate;)
Russian Tea Instant Drink Mix Recipe
This spicy, citrusy hot drink mix is a childhood classic from the 70's. Introduce it to your kids, or grandkids!
- 1 cup Tang powdered drink mix
- 1 cup instant lemon tea mix (like Lipton)
- 1/3 cup Lemonade mix (powdered)
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp ground cloves
Combine together in a glass container with lid. Heat a mug of water and add 2 TB of mixture (or to taste). Stir and enjoy the memories!
Nutrition Information:Yield: 20 cups Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 2Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgCarbohydrates: 0gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g
Did you drink this as a child? I had almost forgotten about it until a friend mentioned it. If you’re having a flashback, whip up a batch of Russian Tea and relive your childhood!
Ben grew up drinking “hot tang” on backpacking trips. Now our kids ask for it when we are camping on chilly mornings. I will have to try this.
How fun! Definitely give this one a try…if we ever get snow and cold this year;)