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This spiced chai tea recipe is simple and satisfying.


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Recipe Summary

5 mins
20 mins
Makes 4 cups

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.


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

108 calories; fat 4g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 12mg; sodium 54mg; protein 4g; carbohydrates 14g; sugars 14g; calcium 143mg.