Easy Chai Tea Latte Mix with Star Anise


Concentrate makes 10-12 drinks


5 minutes


20 minutes

  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 tablespoon of molasses
  • 1 tablespoon of whole cloves
  • 3 star anise pods
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons of ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon of allspice
  • ½ teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 8 bags of black tea

To Make the Chai Tea Concentrate:

  1. In a small saucepot, stir together sugar, water, molasses, whole cloves, star anise, cinnamon sticks, ground cinnamon, ground cardamom, allspice, and nutmeg.
  2. Bring mixture to a boil. Once boiling, remove concentrate from heat and add in 8 bags of black tea.
  3. Steep for 8-10 minutes.
  4. Remove the tea bags and strain into a jar or seal tight container.

To Make the Chai Tea:

  1. Boil 8-10 ounces of hot water.
  2. Pour over 1-2 tablespoons of chai concentrate (more to your preference).

To Make the Chai Tea Latte:

  1. Heat almond milk in a frother until hot and foamy.
  2. Pour over 1-2 tablespoons of chai mixture or to preference.

To Make the Dirty Chai Tea Latte:

  1. Fill a mug with 2 tablespoons of chai concentrate, 2 shots of espresso, and the rest with warm frothed milk.