Chai Tea from Scratch

  • Ingredients 16 Count
  • Nutrition . . . Calories
  • Directions 40 Minutes

4 servings

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups water (filtered)
  • 1 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom pods (minced, slightly crushed)
  • 1/2 tsp black peppercorns
  • 3 whole clove
  • 1/4 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 in vanilla pods (piece, split open lengthwise)
  • 2 star anise
  • 4 saffron threads
  • 1/4 tsp anise seed
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg (freshly)
  • 1/3 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tea bags
  • 2 tbsps black tea leaves
  • 2 cups milk (soy milk is good, too or 2 cups rice milk, soy milk is good, too)
  • honey (for sweetening, to taste, I prefer honey to sweeten my chai but I also like cane sugar-aka Sucanat)

Directions

BPrep Time10 min

BTotal Time40 min

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Tastes

salty
savory
sour
bitter
sweet
spicy

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