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Sunday, January 29, 2006

Chai Tea Recipe

I just made this for Phil and he said, "Mmmm...this is of Starbucks quality."

I feel SO good! Now if only I could perfect my coffee.


Homemade Chai Tea Recipe

This Homemade Chai Tea recipes makes 4 cups.

Ingredients
• 2 black tea bags
• 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
• 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
• 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
• 1/2 cup honey
• 2 cups milk, soymilk or milk subsititute
• 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
• 2 cups water

Preparation
To make Chai Tea Base, in medium saucepan, combine water, tea, vanilla, ginger, cinnamon, allspice and honey. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and allow to steep for 30 minutes. Remove tea bags. Cover and refrigerate Chai Tea Base.

To serve hot: combine equal parts of Chai Tea Base and milk. Heat on stovetop or in microwave.

To serve cold: combine equal parts of Chai Tea Base and milk over ice cubes.

Tips: This recipe can be doubled or tripled easily. Chai Tea Base may be stored in refrigerator for up to 1 week.

1 comment:

Rulan said...

Ah, a cup of tea. Far better than coffee. Shall we share a slice of banana cake too? May the Lord bless you and use you in mighty ways.