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Chai Iced Tea

Chai Iced Tea

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: August 2007

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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  • Portion size 8 cups (2 L), 8 servings


  • 4 4bags black tea, (such as Darjeeling or orange pekoe)
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupgranulated sugar
  • 1 1stick cinnamon
  • 2 2slices gingerroot
  • 2 2clovecloves
  • 2 2cardamom podcardamom pods, broken
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspaniseed
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In large heatproof measure or bowl, steep tea in 8 cups (2 L) boiling water for 4 minutes. Discard bags.

Meanwhile, in saucepan, bring sugar, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, cardamom, aniseeds and 1 cup (250 mL) water to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer until clear and spices infuse, about 5 minutes. Add to tea; let cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes. Refrigerate until cold, about 2 hours.

Strain through cheesecloth-lined sieve into pitcher. Serve with ice cubes.

Makes 8 cups (2 L), or 8 servings.

Additional information : Try a pair of other interesting iced tea variations, including the sweet Strawberry Iced Tea and the super flavourful Ginger Berry Spritzer Iced Tea. These recipes and more can be found on our sister site - ThatstheSpirit.com.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 35 pro 0g total fat 0g sat. fat 0g
carb 9g fibre 0g chol 0mg sodium 7mg

% RDI:

folate 5
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