It may seem like a lot of spices added to this tea, but the outcome is worth it.
1 (2-inch) piece of fresh ginger, cut into thin rounds
2 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks
10 whole cloves
10 cardamom pods
3/4 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
7 cups water
6 bags Bigelow Darjeeling black tea
1 1/2 cups COFFEE-MATE Original Low Fat Liquid Coffee Creamer
2/3 cup packed light brown sugar
COMBINE ginger, cinnamon sticks, cloves, cardamom, peppercorns and water in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; partially cover pan. Heat for 10 minutes.
ADD tea bags; steep for 5 minutes. Remove tea bags. Stir in Coffee-mate and sugar. Heat through. Strain tea into teapot and pour into cups for serving.