Chai Latte Recipe

A Complete Chai Latte Recipe – 8 Steps in 10 Minutes

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A chai latte is a spiced tea drink that tastes like a warm hug in a mug. Blending aromatic chai tea concentrate with steamed, frothy milk creates a sweet, fragrant beverage that’s delicious any time of day. Here’s how to make the perfect creamy chai latte at home:

Equipment You’ll Need

  • Tea kettle
  • Fine mesh tea strainer
  • Milk frothing pitcher
  • Milk frothing wand or handheld frother
  • Mugs

Brew Chai Tea Concentrate

  • Combine black tea and whole spices like cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, black pepper
  • Add mixture to boiling water and allow to steep +5 minutes
  • Strain liquid into concentrate

Froth the Milk

  • Pour cold milk into pitcher and heat to 140-155°F
  • Use steam wand to incorporate air and create foamy texture
  • Froth until milk increases in volume by 50%

Assemble Chai Lattes

  • Combine equal parts chai concentrate and steamed milk
  • Pour into preheated mugs
  • Top with dashes of cinnamon or nutmeg (optional)

Chai latte Recipe



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A Complete Chai Latte Recipe =)


  • 1 cup water

  • 2 black tea bags

  • 1 cup milk

  • 2 tablespoons honey or sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)

  • Whipped cream (optional)


  • Boil the water.

  • Add the tea bags to the boiling water and let them steep for about 5 minutes.

  • Remove the tea bags and add the milk to it.

  • Stir in the honey or sugar, ground cinnamon, ground ginger, ground cardamom, and ground cloves.

  • Bring the mixture to a simmer over medium heat untill It is well combined.

  • If desired, stir in the vanilla extract for added flavor.

  • Strain the chai latte to remove any spice particles.

  • If desired, top each serving with whipped cream and sprinkle with a little ground cinnamon or nutmeg for garnish.

  • Serve hot and enjoy!

How to Make Chai Latte?

Notes for You:

  • Read More about Chai Latte Calories
  • Feel free to adjust the sweetness and spice levels according to your preference.

Customize It

Make it your own with flavors like vanilla, honey, pumpkin spice or chocolate sauce blended in. Substitute regular milk with coconut or almond milk. Top with whipped cream and sprinkles for a sweet treat. The possibilities are endless!

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