51 Reviews

Been drinking Chai quite a bit for the last couple of weeks because of being sick...got tired of paying $6 or more for mix that made no more then 8 cups, made this for around $12 (had some ingredients left over) and its Delicious! Did add the nutmeg and allspice, but left out the pepper (not a big fan of pepper). May try some of the other additions as well (Mocha Chai? Sounds Delicious)

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Dragansbird June 07, 2011

Love Love Love this mix! I left out the vanilla creamer and added a bit more of the dry milk and regular non dairy creamer. Vanilla was with the sugar as suggested. No cardamom, to expensive, but I am on the look out for some lower cost cardamom. I had some trouble with the mix not being ground fine enough, so next time it will go into the blender instead of the food processor.

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houndin'recipes September 30, 2010

This was very good but too sweet for me. Even with leaving 1/2 cup sugar out and adding an extra 1/2 cup of tea! I'll leave even more sugar out next time and maybe add more milk powder and creamer. I got lucky and was able to get a few tsp of bulk organic cardamom from my local health food store for about $1!!! I also saw a lot of the reviewers complained of the drink being gritty so I pulverized it in my blender to a fine powder.

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MightyMama February 19, 2010

I love chai tea - as soon as I saw this recipe I had to try it. I brought it into work and got so much interest I decided to use this recipe for Xmas gifts for about 15 friends and family. I believe they all liked it, but I Know the chai tea lovers certainly did. Because I've made it so many times I can tell you its okay to fudge the amounts a little (ex: 2 cups sugar, 2 cups french vanilla non-dairy powder instead of 1 cup of regular) I ran out of cardamom at one point and sub'd nutmeg. I liked it, so I kept that batch for myself but it lacked that "something" I was used to. Overall I LOVE this recipe. Its what gets me through work!

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Cookies4Every1 January 18, 2010

I just made this Chai Tea and I liked it.... I am not much of a tea lover but I am willing to try anything at least once. I did not add the cardamom, since I did not want to spend $10 on an experiment. I used nutmeg instead. I am wondering how much it affects the flavor... once I finish this batch I will consider purchasing it. Thanks for the recipe!

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La_Nanita December 16, 2009

My DD said this was the best Chai Tea EVER! I made this for a stocking stuffer for St. Nick's night. Raves!!!

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DebS #2 December 12, 2009

We ( a 4 year old; a 2 year old and I - hubby would like it...If I'd make it for him ;). The tea strainer idea has got to be great. (The only one I have is in a genie lamp...need to get one to try it.) All in all, good flavor, although I use 3 T for me and less for the children. It is yummy...in fact, I think I'll go make some right now.

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Mumsie Meem November 12, 2009

This easily competes with store bought...actually it's better cause you can customize to your own tastes!! Thanks for saving me tons of moolah :)

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Chef Christi D October 22, 2009

LOVE IT! I used to buy a chai mix from Trader Joes, but we moved to Maine which doesn't have 1. This is even better. I make it with all the extra spices listed at the top, and because I can't find the non-dairy creamer without sodium caseinate (MSG), I substitute dry milk powder. (For purists, even dry milk is naturally high in glutamates, but that doesn't seem quite as bad to me. ;-)

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Eider June 21, 2009

I just made this ... was nervous because I"m really picky. I tasted it and YUM! This is really good. I don't need to pay $3.50 at Paneras for a good cup of chai tea. Thanks for the recipe!

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twostickdogs January 17, 2009
Instant Chai Tea Mix