Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

A recipe I found on website. There are several other chai recipes posted to this site, but none have quite the lineup of spices that are included in this recipe, which I really liked a lot.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place water, half and half, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger and cloves in tea pot or saucepot and let reach a low boil. Stir well and let boil 2 more minutes.
  2. While still boiling, add the tea bags and let it reach desired tea strength (and color).
  3. Add sugar as desired, and serve hot.
Most Helpful

This is a great Chai! The spices are perfectly balanced. I used cardamom pods, which I think make a huge difference. And, used whole milk instead of half n half. I like this really well when chilled and poured over ice! Thanks for posting! Made for FF&F Best of 2014.

Jostlori February 22, 2015

great blend of spices - perfect creamy chai flavor. I but this in the fridge and enjoyed iced chai for breakfast.

sofie-a-toast February 11, 2015

What a yummy treat! I had a dental cleaning right after work. I walked in the door and decided that I needed some sort of treat and this was perfect. It's cold out, and I'm curled up on the couch sipping this flavorful tea. I cut the recipe into 1/3 and used almond milk instead of the half and half milk and opted not to add the sugar. It's still quite a treat! Thank you!

LifeIsGood January 29, 2015