Constant Chaos Tea

Constant Chaos Tea
Yield: Makes one pot of tea Cook 10 mins Start to Finish 10 mins


  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 5 cloves
  • 2 teabags (or 1 tablespoon loose tea), black or green, decaf or regular
  • Small handful fresh mint (or 1 mint tea bag)
  • Zest of half a lemon or orange, peeled from the fruit with a swivel peeler
  • Honey, for serving

Make It

1. Bring a kettle of water to a boil. Meanwhile, in a small pan over medium-high heat, toss the cinnamon stick for 1 minute. Add the cloves and toss until fragrant, 1 minute more. Transfer the spices to a teapot and add the tea, mint and zest.

2. Pour the boiling water into the teapot and steep to desired strength, 5 to 10 minutes. Serve hot with honey.


  • Find out more about this recipe on Mom Appetit's blog.