- 4 1/2 c
- 1/2 c
- raw sugar
- black tea bags, or any combination you choose; i used cinnamon orange & earl grey
- 2 stick
- vanilla bean
- section of raw ginger
- whole cloves
- cardamom pods
- 1/2 tsp
- freshly ground nutmeg
- 1 tsp
- orange zest
- 1 Tbsp
- whole milk
Bring water and sugar to boil, dissolving sugar.
Add tea bags, all spices, vanilla bean, and zest.
Simmer 20 minutes.
Remove from heat and strain into container .
Stir in honey; allow to cool; store in refrigerator for a week.
(This will turn cloudy after 24 hours, but will not affect the taste. )
Heat whole milk to simmer.
Froth milk (I used my hand mixer).
Add equal parts chai concentrate (warmed in microwave) and frothed milk to your mug.
Dust top with ground cinnamon.
Stir with left over cinnamon stick.