Crock pots have so many uses, especially around the holidays. They can serve as another “oven”, keep things warm while you are busy preparing other dishes, or serve up the best hot beverages ever tasted. Spice up your holidays with this amazing recipe for Divine Holiday Tea (made in a crock pot). It’s perfect to serve at a holiday party or get together with the adults in your life. The sweetened condensed milk is awesome with the chai spices!
This is also a great beverage to make when the snow is falling or for the annual family Christmas tree lighting. Feel free to mix things up and add different liquors. You can also add flavorings to make things even more interesting.
Divine Holiday Tea (made in a crock pot)
- Serves: 8-10
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 2 hours
- Total Time: 2 hours, 15 minutes
- 8 cups boiling water
- 18 chai tea bags
- 1/2 cup spiced rum
- 1/2 cup flavored vodka (vanilla or hazelnut are ideal)
- 3 medium cinnamon sticks
- 2 cups sweetened condensed milk
Step 1: Pour boiling water into a 4 or 5 quart crock pot
Step 2: Add the tea bags. Secure the lid with the tea bag tags hanging outside and steep for 10 minutes. Remove the tea bags.
Step 3: Stir in run, vodka, and cinnamon sticks.
Step 4: Cover and cook on low for 2 hours.
Step 5: Stir in sweetened condensed milk ; switch to warm setting until ready to serve.
Step 6: Ladle into mugs and garnish with cinnamon or peppermint sticks.
Originally posted on Crystal’s blog, MommiFried.com.