Flavourful Homemade Almond Milk Chai Lattes

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On a cold day like today, I love to take the time to make something warm and comforting. Today, I decided to whip up homemade almond milk chai lattes…even though I’m constantly in a café, literally (I work as a barista, and I spend a lot of time at cafés working away on my computer). Warm beverages are pretty much my entire life. Here’s how you make ’em:

INGREDIENTS

Serves 2

2 cups water

3 black tea bags

1/4 tsp. ground ginger

1/4 tsp. nutmeg

Pinch of allspice

3 green cardamom pods

1/2 stick of cinnamon

2 tbsp sugar

1 cup of almond milk

INSTRUCTIONS

In  a small pot, pour in the 2 cups of water, 3 tea bags, spices and sugar and bring the tea to a simmer for about 5 minutes. If you like your tea stronger or less strong, adjust how long you steep your tea. Strain your tea into a big cup, and go ahead and press down that extra black tea flavour from the tea bags.

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After this, pour the almond milk in the pot, allowing it to get nice and hot but not scorching or boiling. Add the tea and simmer for a few minutes. If you want a nice frothiness to your latte, either blend up the mixture with an immersion blender or put some of it in a blender and whizz it up for around 30 seconds before pouring into your mug and serving.

Top off your latte with some a dash of cinnamon and enjoy!

Another great idea might be to go ahead and whisk in a hint of cocoa powder to the mixture for a chocolatey almond milk chai latte. Mmm.

Cheers!

Sanah

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