Nothing beats a cozy night in with a warm drink in hand. And when it comes to comfort drinks, spiced chai latte is definitely a favorite! A perfect blend of creamy milk, tea, and fragrant spices, this drink is a must-try for any chai lover. Check out our recipe below for a delicious and easy-to-make homemade spiced chai latte!
- 2 cups of milk
- 1/2 cup of water
- 2-3 black tea bags
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 3-4 cardamom pods
- 4-5 whole cloves
- 1 small piece of fresh ginger
- 2-3 tablespoons of honey or sugar (depending on your preference)
- Crush the cinnamon stick, cardamom pods, and cloves with a mortar and pestle, or with the back of a spoon.
- In a small pot, bring water to a boil. Add the crushed spices and ginger, and let them simmer for about a minute, or until fragrant.
- Add the milk to the pot and bring the mixture to a boil. Once it comes to a boil, reduce the heat to low and let the mixture simmer for about 5 minutes.
- Add the black tea bags to the pot and let the mixture steep for 3-4 minutes.
- Remove the pot from the heat and strain the latte into a cup or mug. Add honey or sugar to taste, and stir well.
- Enjoy your warm and cozy spiced chai latte!
Don’t be afraid to experiment with the spices and sweeteners in this recipe to find your perfect balance. You can also try adding a splash of vanilla extract or a pinch of nutmeg for some extra flavor.
Now that you know how easy it is to make your own spiced chai latte at home, you can enjoy this delicious drink anytime, anywhere. Whether you’re snuggled up on the couch with a good book, or catching up with friends over a chat, this drink is the perfect addition to any occasion. Don’t forget to share this recipe with your loved ones and spread the chai love!