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Sbiten (Spiced Honey Drink)

This traditional Russian drink is not only the perfect way to warm up on a cold day, but its main ingredient is honey, so sign us up! Grab a blanket and your bottle of Sue Bee® honey and get ready for a cozy night in.

 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Sue Bee® honey
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cloves
  • 4 cardamom pods
  • 3 slices fresh ginger
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients with 1 quart water in a saucepan with a lid over medium heat; bring almost to a boil.
  • Cover and turn off heat; steep for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Strain, then reheat and serve, or refrigerate, covered, and serve cold.
Categories: Drinks Lemon Recipes
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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