Spiced Tea

Spiced Tea

Spiced Tea


430 ml/ ¾ pint water

 6 whole cloves

6 green cardamoms, bruised

1 cuinnamon stick, 5 cm/2 inches long, broken up

3 tsps tea leaves or 2 tea bags

Milk and sugar to taste


Place the water in a saucepan and bring to the boil.  Add the spices, cover the pan and simmer for 10 minutes. Rinse a teapot with hot water and add the tea leaves or the tea bags.  Bring the spiced liquid to the boil again and strain it into the teapot.  Brew for 5 minutes and serve with milk and sugar to taste.