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Spiced Orange Juice – Hot Holiday Drink Recipe

Spiced orange juice with cloves and cinnamon.

Spiced Orange Juice – Hot Drink Recipe

Cinnamon & cloves simmered together with orange juice is a heart warming drink. Wrap yourself around a mug of hot orange juice and feel the spirit of seasonal spices.

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Kitchen Tools Guide For Hot Orange Juice

Follow this quick tools guide to help you set up and make this hot orange drink recipe for the holidays.

  • medium sauce pan
  • large ladle or cooking spoon
  • 6-10 serving cups or mugs for warm drinks
  • measuring cups & spoons

Ingredients For Hot Orange Juice With A Variety of Fall Spices

Helpful list of ingredients you may already have on hand to help you warm up for the holidays.

Use this list to help you get all the ingredients set up quickly for a holiday drink.

  • sugar
  • whole cloves
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 18 oz. orange juice
  • lemon juice – 1 lemon or bottled
  • cranberry juice or grenadine (optional)

Hot Orange Juice With Whole Spices

Recipe by Angela – blueboxrecipe.comCourse: Dessert, DrinksCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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Cinnamon & cloves simmered together with orange juice is a perfect holiday drink. Garnish with a slice of orange or splash of cranberry juice.


  • 8 cups boiling water

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1/4 teaspoon whole cloves

  • 1 stick cinnamon

  • 18 oz. orange juice

  • 1/3 cup lemon juice

  • splash of cranberry juice or grenadine (optional)


  • Boil water and add sugar, cloves, cinnamon stick.
  • Add orange juice and lemon juice.
  • Bring to a simmer before serving.


  • Serving Suggestions: add a slice of orange with splash of cranberry juice or grenadine.

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