What Is a Good Chai Tea Latte Recipe?


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To make a chai tea latte, steep a chai-spiced black tea bag in 1/4 cup of boiling water for three to five minutes. Meanwhile, heat 3/4 cup whole milk in a pan, and beat it with a milk frother until foamy. Combine the tea and milk, and pour it into a mug. Then, season to taste with sugar or honey, and sprinkle with nutmeg or cinnamon.

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Another recipe recommends that you make a chai tea concentrate to make chai tea lattes. To make the tea concentrate, add 2 cups water, 2 whole cloves, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/2 teaspoon cardamom, 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg and 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice to a saucepan, and bring it to a boil. Turn off the pan when it reaches a boil, and let the spices steep for five minutes. Add 2 black tea bags and 2 tablespoons of maple syrup to the saucepan, and then heat the liquid to a simmer. Steep for five minutes, then strain the tea through a fine sieve, and store the concentrate in the fridge for up two weeks.

To make a chai tea latte with the concentrate, bring 3/4 cup whole milk, 1 tablespoon maple syrup and a pinch of ground cinnamon to a simmer. Blend with an immersion blender until frothy. Then, add 1/2 cup of the chai tea concentrate to a mug, pour the frothy milk on top, and stir.

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