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Dandelion Herbal Chai

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Dandelion Herbal Chai

Dandelion Herbal Chai

©2008, A. Jeanroy
This herbal chai recipe is flexible enough for a last minute gift, while resulting in a much appreciated winter drink.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 Part Dried Raspberry Leaf
  • 1 Part Dried Dandelion Root
  • 1 Part Dried Dandelion Leaf
  • 1/8 Part slightly crushed Cardomom
  • 1/8 Part slightly crushed Cloves
  • 1/8 Part slightly crushed Cinnamon sticks
  • 1/8 Part Dried or crystalized Ginger
  • 1/8 Part Allspice
  • 1 Vanilla Bean - or less if needed
  • 1/16 Part Whole Peppercorn

Preparation:

Combine 1 Tablespoon of Chai mixture per cup of boiling water. Remove from heat, cover and let steep for 10 minutes. I reheat the resulting Chai mixture before continuing. Strain and sweeten. Add hot milk and serve.

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