5 Delicious Tea Recipes to Enjoy Winter

Winter tea recipes

5 Delicious Tea Recipes to Enjoy Winter

Winter is the perfect time to snuggle up on the couch with a warm cup of tea. Whether you're a seasoned tea enthusiast or looking to explore new flavors, these delightful tea recipes will enhance your winter experience. From soothing herbal teas to comforting spice blends, there's something for everyone.

A warm chai latte with an aromatic mix of cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, and cloves is perfect for awakening your senses on cold mornings. If you need a healthy booster, try a ginger tea to boost your immune system. And for those seeking relaxation, a calming chamomile tea with a hint of lavender provides ultimate serenity after a long day.

5 Winter Tea Recipes

There are plenty of teas to suit the winter mood. Here are some tea recipes you can make during the winter months.

1. Spiced Chai Latte

Chai tea is a traditional Indian beverage known for its rich flavour and aroma. It's a blend of black tea and milk, with a combination of spices like cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, and ginger. These spices have a warming effect, perfect for chilly winter days. You can prepare chai tea using tea bags or create your own blend with whole spices.



  • Milk
  • Black tea
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Cardamom powder
  • Cloves
  • Slices of ginger
  • Honey


  1. Place black tea, cinnamon stick, cardamom powder, cloves and ginger in a tea filter in a Bredemeijer® teapot.
  2. Pour boiling water into the teapot. Let the spices steep for about 5 minutes to blend the flavors.
  3. Heat the (plant-based) milk in a pan with a whisk or use a milk frother.
  4. Pour the tea from the teapot into a large tea glass. Pour the warm milk over it.
  5. Add a little honey for extra sweetness.

2.  Citrus Green Tea


Green tea is known for its many health benefits and healing properties. During winter, green tea with citrus can be a refreshing and uplifting drink. Citrus fruits like lemon, orange and grapefruit  add a touch of brightness to green tea and offer vitamin C, which is good for your immune system.


  • Green tea
  • Lemon slices
  • Orange slices
  • Honey (optional)


  1. Place green tea, lemon, and orange in a tea filter in a teapot.
  2. Pour boiling water into the teapot.
  3. Let the flavours steep for a few minutes.
  4. Pour the tea into a tea glass or mug and add a little honey to taste.

3. Chamomile-Lavender Tea

If you're looking for ultimate relaxation after a long, busy day, chamomile-lavender tea is the perfect choice. Both chamomile and lavender are known for their calming properties and can help reduce stress. This tea is ideal to drink before bedtime as it aids in relaxation and promotes a good night's sleep.


  • Lavender herbal tea
  • Chamomile herbal tea
  • Honey (optional)


  1. Place the desired amount of lavender and chamomile herbal tea in a tea filter.
  2. Put the tea filter in a teapot and pour boiling water over it.
  3. Let the herbal tea steep for a few minutes.
  4. Pour the tea from the teapot into a 

4. Apple-Cinnamon Tea


Apple-cinnamon tea is a classic winter drink that perfectly complements the cozy atmosphere of winter days, especially during activities like ice skating or winter sports. It combines the sweet taste of apples with the warm and spicy flavour of cinnamon.


  • Apple slices
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Cloves (optional)
  • Honey


  1. Place apple slices, cinnamon sticks and, optionally, cloves in a tea filter.
  2. Put the tea filter in a teapot and pour boiling water over it.
  3. Allow the tea to steep well, at least 8 minutes.
  4. Serve the tea in a cup.

Extra option: You can pre-cook the apple in a saucepan. Use the boiling water with apple as the tea water.

5. Classic Winter Tea


Enjoy a warm, cozy winter tea with ingredients like ginger. Ginger is a powerful spice known for its anti-inflammatory properties. This warm and spicy winter tea is perfect for warming up during cold winter days.


  • Ginger
  • Lemon
  • Orange
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Star anise


  1. Slice ginger, lemon, and orange.
  2. Place ginger, lemon, orange, cinnamon stick, and star anise in a tea filter and put the filter in a teapot.
  3. Pour boiling water over the ingredients in the teapot.
  4. Let the tea steep for at least 5 minutes and serve it in a cup.
  5. For a slightly sweeter taste, you can add a bit of honey.

Health Benefits of Winter Tea Ingredients

As well as being delicious, the ingredients in winter tea have several health benefits. Here are some popular ingredients and their associated advantages:

Cinnamon has warming properties and can help regulate blood sugar levels. It also has anti-inflammatory properties and can support digestion.

Ginger has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It can help relieve digestive issues, reduce nausea, and improve circulation.

Chamomile has calming properties and can help reduce stress and anxiety. It can also help relieve digestive problems and promote a good night's sleep.

Lemon is rich in vitamin C, which is good for your immune system. It can also aid in detoxifying your body and improving digestion.

Lavender has calming properties and can help promote relaxation and a good night's sleep. It can also help alleviate tension and headaches.


Embrace the warmth and flavors of winter with these tea recipes

Winter tea is not only delicious and warming but also offers numerous health benefits. Whether you opt for spiced chai tea, refreshing green tea with citrus aromas, or soothing chamomile tea with lavender, there's a tea for every taste and preference. By trying these delightful tea recipes, you can spend the winter months in a cozy and flavorful way. Cheers to a delightful winter!