DIY Vegan Treats: Starbucks Chai Tea Latte

chaiteaThese cold winter mornings call for big mugs of Chai Tea Latte. But Starbucks is’nt always accessible and I’m a sucker for freshly brewed beverages. So the next best thing to do is DIY.Let’s get started!

Recipe for 2~

Ingredients:

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  • 1 Cup of Milk
  • 1 1/2 Cups of Water ,
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons of Black Tea (Orange Pekoe)
  • 2 Tablespoons of Sugar (Add more if you like it sweeter!)
  • A pinch of Cinnamon powder
  • 1 inch piece of Ginger (grated)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Black Pepper Powder

Quick tip: You can alternate the quantity of spices according to your preference.

Step 1:
Boil the water.

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Step 2:
Add the tea, cinnamon powder, ginger, black pepper powder and sugar to it.

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Step 3:
When the water comes to a boil, add the milk

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Step 4:
Let it simmer on medium heat for 4-5 minutes.Then increase the heat to maximum till the tea comes to a boil.Switch it off and let it rest for a couple of minutes.

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Step 5:
Strain the tea into the mixer.Close the lid carefully, make sure not to spill it on yourself. Switch on the mixer and turn it off after 35-40 seconds. The tea would have turned all frothy by now and your Latte is ready to be served!

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Tall, Grande or Venti- what’s your pick? 😀 Until next time..

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    neeve

    yum!! I have some veg. recipes over at counterculturedmagazine.wordpress.com !!! I’d love for you to check them out and let me know what you think

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