Origin: I created this with my husband about 20 some years ago when I was craving chai from home. Use Chai Spices to make masala chai or add to desserts. From Certified fair trade organic spices from small farms in Sri Lanka. Does not contains caffeine.
Ingredients: organic true cinnamon, organic cloves, organic ginger, organic pepper, organic cardamom.
Preparation: Add 1 teaspoon of tea + 1/4 teaspoon of chai spices to 1 cup hot water, steep for 3-5 mins, strain, add cream & sugar to taste.
Stove Top Preparation: Put 1 C. water and 1 -2 tablespoons cream in a pot. (optional: add 2 thin slices of ginger). Bring to boil. Add 1 tsp tea and 1/4 tsp Chai spices and simmer for 2 – 3 mins. Strain and Enjoy! Add Sweetener to taste. Makes 1 cup.
Iced Tea: Add 4 tsp tea & 1 tsp chai spice to 2 cups boiling water. Gently boil or steep for up to 5 mins. Strain. Add sweetener & cream. Cool and blend with 2 cups ice. Optional: Pour over vanilla ice cream. Makes 4 cups.
Variation: Add 1/4 teaspoon Chai spices to 1 C almond milk. Pour into the blender, add sweetener to taste. Enjoy this caffeine free masala Chai.
For recipes see Trudy Ann’s recipe blog.