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Homemade Chai from Scratch

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Homemade Chai from Scratch

Article by: www.ohhowcivilized.com

Ingredients

Makes 2 cups

  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 1/4 cup almond milk 
  • 2 teaspoons of black tea (Assam or Ceylon)
  • 1/2 piece cinnamon stick
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 5 whole green cardamom pods
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 star anise
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • pinch of coarse ground pepper

Steps

  1. Crush and roughly chop the star anise, cloves and cardamoms.
  2. In a saucepan, add all the ingredients except for the vanilla extract.
  3. Simmer on low heat for 10 minutes. Stir occasionally. Take off heat. Add vanilla extract.
  4. Using a strainer, pour or ladle chai into mugs. Enjoy!