The Best Chai Latte
This flavorful chai latte features a variety of warming spices, just the thing to serve up on a wintry afternoon, or to share with a friend.
  • 3 whole cardamom pods
  • 9fl ounces water
  • 9fl ounces milk
  • 2 Whole cloves
  • 1/2tablespoon fennel seed
  • 1/2teaspoon aniseed
  • 1 small or 1/2 stick of cinnamon
  • 1/2teaspoon chopped fresh ginger
  • pure vanilla extractto taste (optional)
  • 2-6teaspoons sugar or honeyto taste
  • 2teaspoons black tea leaves(e.g. Assam)
  1. Remove the cardamom seeds from the pods and discard the pods.
  2. Place all ingredients except the tea leaves in a pot over medium-high heat, and stir to combine. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in the tea, cover with a lid, remove from heat and infuse for 10 minutes.
  4. Filter out the tea and spices and pour into mugs. Serve immediately.