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Black Tea Chai Concentrate

Servings 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 c . water
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 7 cardamom seeds
  • 2 star anise
  • 10 cloves
  • 8 whole black peppercorns
  • 1 " piece of ginger , peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 " piece of turmeric , peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1/2 tsp . freshly grated nutmeg
  • 4 black tea bags
  • 2 tsp . vanilla
  • 1 tsp . grated cinnamon
  • 1/4 c . brown sugar (optional--or sweetener of choice)

Instructions

  • Combine the water and ingredients through nutmeg in a small pan.
  • Cover and bring to a boil.
  • Once liquid reaches a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add tea bags and sugar and steep for 5 minutes.
  • Stir and strain liquid through a fine mesh sieve.
  • Add vanilla and grated cinnamon and stir.
  • Pour into large mason jar and store in fridge for 1-2 weeks.
  • To use, mix with equal parts frothed or heated milk of choice.