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HEALTHY VEGAN COCONUT CHAI LATTE

Feed your chai latte addiction without the calories, refined sugar or guilt!!! 

Servings 4 servings

Ingredients

Chai Tea

  • 500 ml (2 cups) Water filtered
  • 3 Black Tea Bags
  • 2 whole Cloves
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 2 Cardamon Pods bruised
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • 2 cloves Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Ground All Spice
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tsp Maple Syrup / Honey

Chai Latte

  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) Chai Tea
  • 175 ml (3/4 cup) Coconut Milk
  • Maple Syrup / Honey to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan bring the water, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, cardamon, nutmeg, black pepper and all spice to a boil, stirring constantly to dissolve the spices.

  2. Once the mixture has reached a boil, switch off the heat, add the tea bags, vanilla and sweetener and allow to infuse for 15 minutes. 

  3. Strain the Chai Tea mixture and transfer into jar to keep in the fridge. 

  4. To make the Chai Latte, bring the coconut milk and 1/2 cup of chai tea to the boil whisking to combine the liquids and to create a froth, once piping hot pour into a mug, sprinkle with cinnamon and serve immediately. Sweeten with a little more honey / maple syrup if desired. 

Recipe Notes

The Chai Tea liquid can be kept in a glass jar in the fridge for up to 1 week ready for whenever you may fancy a delicious Chai Latte. 

If you are out of one or two of the spices, not to worry! Leave it out and substitute it with a little more of one of the others. The overall taste will be reasonably the same.