Food Recipes Easy Chai Tea Recipe 3.8 (425) 3 Reviews This spiced chai tea recipe is simple and satisfying. By Sara Quessenberry Sara Quessenberry Sara Quessenberry is a recipe developer, food stylist, and cookbook author with nearly two decades of experience in the culinary arts. She was a food stylist and recipe developer at Real Simple for five years. She's currently the food director at doitDelicious.com. Highlights: * Food director at doitDelicious.com * Collaborates with Jessica Seinfeld on recipes for her cookbooks and website * Wrote an award-winning cookbook, The Good Neighbor Cookbook Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on April 14, 2022 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Crystal Hughes Hands On Time: 5 mins Total Time: 20 mins Yield: 4 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Jump to recipe For some people, chai is a way of life, and for others, the milk-infused tea is a luxury they don't get to enjoy often enough. With this easy chai tea recipe, you can make coffee shop quality chai tea at home in five quick steps. Another bonus is that the recipe only calls for a few ingredients: whole milk, black tea, and some spices you might already have in your pantry. Crystal Hughes Ingredients 8 cardamom seeds 8 cloves 4 black peppercorns 2 cinnamon sticks 1 1-inch piece fresh ginger, sliced 2 cups whole milk 4 bags black tea (such as Darjeeling) 8 teaspoons sugar or more, to taste Directions Place the cardamom, cloves, and peppercorns in a resealable plastic bag and crush with a heavy skillet. Place the crushed spices in a medium saucepan, along with the cinnamon sticks, ginger, milk, and 2 cups of water. Bring mixture to a boil then remove from heat. Add the tea bags, cover, and let steep for 10 minutes. Strain into cups. To each cup, add 2 teaspoons of sugar or more, to taste. Crystal Hughes Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 108 Calories 4g Fat 14g Carbs 4g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 108 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 12mg 4% Sodium 54mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 14g 5% Total Sugars 14g Protein 4g Calcium 143mg 11% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.