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Heartwarming Chai

 Heartwarming Chai
Curl up with a guilt-free coffeehouse drink at home. The blend of spices perfectly captures the essence of the season. Taste of Home Test Kitchen - Greendale, Wisconsin
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 whole cloves
  • 3 whole allspice
  • 8 individual tea bags
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 3 cups fat-free milk
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Ground cinnamon

Directions

  • Place cloves and allspice in a small bowl. With the end of a wooden
  • spoon handle, crush spices until aromas are released. Add the tea
  • bags, ginger, nutmeg and boiling water. Cover and steep for 6
  • minutes. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat the milk.
  • Strain tea into the pan, discarding tea bags and spices. Stir in
  • honey and vanilla. Ladle into mugs. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Yield: 6
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 100 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 52 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, trace fiber,

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Nutritional Facts: 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat-free milk.