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Spicy Punch

The holidays are a good time to try festive recipes. Spicy Punch has a holiday flavor with the combination of tea, wine, brandy and cinnamon.

2 1/2 cups hot China tea

2 1/2 cups red wine

1/4 cup sugar

1 cinnamon stick

6 cloves

1/2 lemon, sliced

1/3 cup brandy

Heat tea and wine in a saucepan to just below boiling point. Add sugar, cinnamon stick, cloves and lemon. Cover pan and let stand for 5 minutes to infuse. Stir in brandy. Serve in heat-proof glasses.

Makes 10 servings.

Recipe from : "A Gourmet's Guide to Coffee & Tea" by Lesley Mackley

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