New Day Cleveland Chai Tea

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  • 2 cups water
  • 1-2 tsp fresh or dried ginger
  • 3 cinnamon sticks or 1-2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3-4 cardamon pods (broken)
  • 3-4 cloves
  • 1 pinch peppercorns
  • 1 pinch licorice root
  • 1 pinch vanilla beans (broken)
  • 2 tsp tea
  • 1 cup milk (can substitute any nut milk)



Boil 2 cups of water and add ginger, cinnamon, cardamon, cloves, peppercorns, licorice root, and vanilla beans. Boil for 2-3 more minutes.

Reduce heat to a low simmer and add 2 tsp tea and 1 cup of milk. Simmer for 2-3 minutes.

Remove from heat, strain and sweeten to taste (honey, raw sugar, etc.). Yields 3 cups.