Instant Russian Tea Recipe

Are you a fan of Russian tea? Then be sure to try this Instant Russian Tea Recipe. It’s a fast and fun way to prepare tea and great to surprise your friends with.

We will happily show you how to prepare the famous recipe for Russian tea, using powdered tea and all the wonderful spices that take part in this beverage and make it so special!

Drinking Russian Tea

There are many facts about tea that we are glad to share with you and Russian tea is an example of it. It is, indeed, a world worth tasting and sensing.

Russians began by drinking a hot beverage named Sbiten. It was plunged in sweet spices and honey and was extremely popular in Russia, especially during winter.

When tea arrived from China in the 17th century it soon became a part of the Russian culture and everyday life.

To read more about this tea, go to the Russian Tea page or, better yet, let’s have a look at how at the present day popular version of the famous Russian tea recipe, using instant tea and offering many alternatives, based on your personal taste.

How to Brew Instant Russian Tea

So now it’s time to learn how to make an instant Russian tea recipe. Take note of everything you need for this new adventure and let’s begin!


  • 1 cup of instant tea powder

  • 2 cups of orange-flavoured drink mix (e.g. Tang)

  • ¾ cups of lemon-flavoured instant tea powder

  • 2 cups of white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon of ground cloves

Step 1

Get a large bowl and add all the ingredients in a colourful blend. Mix it carefully. See how the colours gain life and how the smell sends you to a magic world.

Now store this mixture in a sealed jar.

Step 2

Whenever you plan on drinking your instant Russian Tea, just take 3 or 4 tablespoons of it and pour it in a cup of hot or cold water, depending on your taste.

Always keep in mind that you may adjust this instant Russian Tea recipe to your liking. We want you to have fun discovering this world with us. So with this recipe in hand, invite your friends to come over, go to the kitchen and have fun discovering new flavours and scents.

If it is too sweet for you, don’t be shy and change it! Keep trying till you find the right taste. Every time you feel like having an instant Russian tea, just get your colourful jar and prepare it!

It’s fast and easy! And if you are a diabetic, perhaps it would be advisable that you skip this one, as some of the ingredients have sugar in them.

Now don‘t stop with this instant Russian Tea recipe. Having fun preparing your tea? How about using loose leaf as well as see the difference?

Have a look at another Russian Tea Recipe, this time using black tea leaves and discover not only the true pleasure of tasting loose leaf in your cup, but also enjoy the benefits of black tea.

And if you plan on hosting a tea party for your friends and family you need food, may we suggest a Russian tea cake recipe? Or some tea party sandwiches and tea party cookies?

That is what is beautiful about this world! It inspires not only joy and calmness, but also creativity to try new things, so unleash all those tea party ideas and have fun discovering the world of tea. We are glad to be a part of your experience, too!

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”Tea is naught but this: First you heat the water, then you make the tea, then you drink it properly. That is all you need to know.” - Rikyû, 16th century Tea Master

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