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Amy’s Cinnamon Ginger Tea

Get cozy and feel better with Amy's version of of sujeonggwa, Korean ginger cinnamon tea.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Korean
Servings 4


  • 1 peeled raw ginger root, a couple of knobs’ worth
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 liters water
  • 5 whole black peppercorns
  • 3 dried jujubes, available in Asian markets
  • 1 dried persimmon, available in Asian markets


  • Put all ingredients into pot.
  • Bring to a boil and then simmer for at least 30 minutes, preferably an hour, until everything is deeply fragrant and you get a nice reddish, caramel color.
  • Serve in a mug with a spoonful of honey. Enjoy, and battle the snot monster within.