Chai tea

Chai tea

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Prep: 2 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

Makes 2 cups

A warming spiced tea, that's the perfect match for our coconut chai traybake. A quick and easy brew that can be made with almond or cow's milk

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per cup

  • kcal100
  • fat3g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs13g
  • sugars11g
  • fibre0g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 2 mugs milk (or use almond milk)

    Milk

    mill-k

    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

  • 2 English Breakfast tea bags
  • 6 cracked cardamom pods
  • ½ cinnamon stick
  • a grating of fresh nutmeg
    Nutmeg

    Nutmeg

    nut-meg

    One of the most useful of spices for both sweet and savoury

  • 2 cloves
    Cloves

    Clove

    klo-ve

    The dry, unopened flower bud of the tropical myrtle tree family used to flavour a wide variety…

  • 2-4 tsp light brown soft sugar

Method

  1. Heat the milk in a saucepan over a very low heat. Empty the contents of the tea bags into the pan, then add the cracked cardamom pods, cinnamon stick, nutmeg and cloves.

  2. Sweeten with light brown soft sugar to taste (chai tea should be sweet, but use less if you like), then leave to infuse, but not boil, for 10 mins. Strain into mugs and enjoy.

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lizleicester
23rd Aug, 2017
5.05
This is lovely - I wondered how Chai was made and it's so easy. I used unsweetened almond milk, 2 x tsps loose English breakfast tea and granulated sweetener with the suggested spices. Delicious and very comforting!
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