Warm Spiced Chai

“My wife loves chai, but I have never been satisfied with any of the store-bought mixes, so I created my own.” —Justin Weber, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Warm Spiced ChaiPhoto: Taste of Home
Warm Spiced Chai
Warm Spiced Chai
Servings Prep Time
6servings 25minutes
Servings Prep Time
6servings 25minutes
Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a spice grinder or with a mortar and pestle, combine cardamom pods and peppercorns; grind until aromas are released.
  2. In a large saucepan, bring water to boil. Add cardamom mixture, honey, cinnamon sticks, cloves, star anise and ginger; simmer 5 minutes or according to taste. Remove from heat. Add tea bags; cover and steep 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat milk. Strain tea, discarding spices and tea bags. Stir in hot milk and vanilla. Pour into mugs. If desired, sprinkle with nutmeg.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 102 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 44mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0 fibre), 3g protein.