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Sweet Chai Tea
4 cups filtered water
3 regular tea bags*
2 cinnamon sticks
6 cardamom seeds
3 whole cloves
6 black peppercorns
1?4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1?2 inch thinly sliced fresh ginger
1 cup plain or vanilla soy milk
4 teaspoons honey or maple syrup
*English breakfast tea, orange pekoe, Darjeeling, or Earl Grey
Makes 4-5 servings
Let's start stirring!
Place water, tea bags, and all spices in a large saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10 to 15 minutes.
Remove from heat and add soy milk. Return to heat and simmer another 5 minutes, or until steaming. Remove from heat.
Pour chai through a large strainer into a teapot. Stir in honey or maple syrup and serve. Or chai may be covered and refrigerated for up to 1 day and then served cold over crushed ice.
It's a sweet tea party!