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Slow Cooker Chai Tea Recipe

Slow Cooker Chai Tea Recipe

The sweet and spicy aroma that wafts from the slow cooker as this pleasantly flavored chai tea cooks is wonderful. —Crystal Jo Burns, Iliff, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 8 hours YIELD:12 servings


  • 3-1/2 ounces fresh gingerroot, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 25 whole cloves
  • 15 cardamom pods, crushed
  • 3 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 3 whole peppercorns
  • 3-1/2 quarts water
  • 8 individual black tea bags
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk


  • 1. Place the first five ingredients on a double thickness of cheesecloth. Gather corners of cloth to enclose seasonings; tie securely with string. Add spice bag and water to a 5- or 6-qt. slow cooker. Cook, covered, on low 8 hours.
  • 2. Add tea bags; cover and steep 3-5 minutes. Discard tea bags and spice bag. Stir in milk; heat through. Serve warm. Yield: 12 servings (3 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 114 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 43mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

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MY REVIEW User ID: 4346018 114153
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2014

"Absolutely wonerful! I like it a little sweeter, so I put in more conensed milk but the spice combination was perfect."

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