- CHAI TEA*
- Start to **f**inish:* 15 minutes
1/2 cup water
1 black tea bag, such as orange pekoe, English breakfast, Lapsang Souchong, or Darjeeling
One 3-inch piece stick cinnamon
2 cups lactose-free milk
2 tablespoons raw sugar or honey
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
1. In a small saucepan combine water, tea bag and cinnamon stick. Bring to boiling. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Remove tea bag and cinnamon stick; discard.
2. Stir the milk, sugar, vanilla, ginger and cardamom into the tea. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture is heated through (do not boil).
3. To serve, pour hot mixture into warm mugs. Makes 2 servings.