Winter Solstice Chai

Get Hygge with this sweet and spicy Chai recipe!





Winter Warming Chai December 08, 2017 You'll Need:


  • 5 cm piece fresh ginger, cut into thin slices

  • 2 cinnamon sticks

  • 2 teaspoons black peppercorns

  • 10 whole Cloves

  • 6 cardamom pods ( Crushed)

  • 3 Star Anise ( Whole)

  • 1 Whole Vanilla Pod scraped or 1 tsp of extract

  • 6 cups cold water

  • 6 bags of Organic black Darjeeling tea

  • 2 cups Organic Vanilla Almond milk ( or add a sliced vanilla pod to the milk)

  • Monkfruit powder, Honey, Stevia or other Natural sweetener to taste , Alternatively add 1/4 cup golden brown sugar


2. Method: Combine first 5 ingredients in medium saucepan on med heat and warm the spices. Lightly crush or break up spices with a wooden spoon or pestal to release their flavour. Add 6 cups of water; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, partially covering pot with a lid, and simmer gently for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Add the tea bags and steep 5 to 7 minutes. Discard tea bags. Add Almond milk and stevia (or sweetener of your choice). Return tea to Medium heat, stirring to dissolve sweetener, if using sugar. Using a Strainer, strain Chai into teapot and serve hot. Enjoy!



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