Chilled Chai Tea

Menu Part: 
Beverage
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
14 12-oz. servings

Originally from India, chai tea is now a staple in many operations. This version uses fresh gingerroot, cinnamon sticks and whole cloves.

Ingredients

3 qts. water
1 decaf iced tea bag
5 oz. fresh gingerroot
4 cinnamon sticks
1 tsp. whole cloves
1 tsp. ground nutmeg
12 cardamom pods, crushed
2 qts. whole milk
1 cup light brown sugar
2 tbsp. pure vanilla extract

Steps

1. Bring water to a boil. Add tea bag and spices; let steep for 7 mins. Remove tea bag.

2. Add milk and brown sugar; stir. Strain through china cap or cheesecloth.

3. Stir in vanilla extract. Chill thoroughly. Serve over ice.

Recipe by Morrison Management Specialists, Atlanta

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