Vanilla Chai Tea| Holiday Drink Swap

It’s a holiday drink swap!

Jennifer from The Daily Connoisseur and I are swapping our favorite holiday drink recipes and making them for our blog readers. This vanilla chai tea recipe from Jennifer was a huge hit in our house, and it is now a part of my holiday staple recipe collection! You can also find my favorite holiday drink on Jennifer’s channel.

Jennifer’s Vanilla Chai Tea Recipe

6 servings
1/2 tsp whole allspice
2 cardamom pods
1 cinnamon stick
4 whole cloves
8 black tea bags
1 Tbs honey
4 cups boiling water
2 cups milk
1 Tbs vanilla extract
(optional)
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1 1/2 tsp confectioner’s sugar
Ground allspice
Crush allspice, cardamom, cinnamon stick and cloves with a mortar and pestle (or a bowl and a wooden spoon) until their aroma is released. Add tea bags, honey and boiling water. Cover and steep for 7 minutes. Meanwhile, heat milk in a saucepan. Strain tea into a heatproof pitcher, stir in milk and vanilla.
(Optional whipped topping for special occasions)
In a small bowl, beat whipping cream and confectioner’s sugar until soft peaks form. Serve individual servings of tea with whipped cream. Garnish with allspice.
Vanilla Chai Tea| Holiday Drink Swap
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Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • ½ tsp whole allspice
  • 2 cardamom pods
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 8 black tea bags
  • 1 Tbs honey
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 Tbs vanilla extract
  • (optional)
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1½ tsp confectioner's sugar
  • Ground allspice
Instructions
  1. Crush allspice, cardamom, cinnamon stick and cloves with a mortar and pestle (or a bowl and a wooden spoon) until their aroma is released.
  2. Add tea bags, honey and boiling water.
  3. Cover and steep for 7 minutes. Meanwhile, heat milk in a saucepan.
  4. Strain tea into a heatproof pitcher, stir in milk and vanilla.
  5. (Optional whipped topping for special occasions) In a small bowl, beat whipping cream and confectioner's sugar until soft peaks form.
  6. Serve individual servings of tea with whipped cream. Garnish with allspice.

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