Homemade Chai Tea Latte
Recipe type: Drinks
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  • 6 tablespoons loose leaf black tea
  • 12 green cardamom pods
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 star anise
  • 10 whole cloves
  • 50 black peppercorns
  • 5" fresh ginger, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 cup Truvia Natural Sweetener
  • Cashew milk
  1. Place all of the spices (cardamom pods, cinnamon sticks, star anise, cloves, peppercorns) in a skillet and toast for 8-10 minutes over medium-low heat or until fragrant.
  2. Remove from the heat cooling completely, and then placing in a small grinder and pulse until coarse but evenly ground.
  3. Add water to a large saucepan, then add spices and ginger. Simmer over medium heat for 20 minutes, but do not boil.
  4. Add loose-leaf black tea; remove from the heat and cover, allowing to steep for an additional 20 minutes.
  5. Strain liquid into a second saucepan using cheesecloth or a fine mesh sieve. Add Truvia and mix well.
  6. Heat to a very low boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Transfer to a glass jar or bottle until ready to use.
  7. To prepare the chai, add ½ cup chai tea syrup to 1 cup milk and heat over low heat until warmed through.
Recipe by The Sweetest Occasion at https://thesweetestoccasion.com/2017/09/vegan-chai-tea-latte-recipe/