Homemade Coconut Chai Latte

Homemade Coconut Chai Latte

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay



  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 8 cardamom pods
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks, plus more for garnish
  • 2 -inch piece fresh ginger, thinly sliced, optional
  • 6 black tea bags
  • 1 cup whole or 2-percent milk
  • 1 cup unsweetened regular or low fat coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons to 1/4 cup loosely packed light brown muscovado sugar

Directions ~



    Lightly crush the peppercorns, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon, and put in a medium saucepan. Add the ginger, if using. Add 6 cups cold water to the saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Remove from the heat and add the tea bags. Let them steep for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags, and let steep another 10 minutes.Put the milks and sugar in a medium saucepan and bring to simmer. Strain the tea mixture into the milk mixture and heat through for 1 minute. Whisk the mixture until frothy. Pour the tea into 4 mugs and garnish with cinnamon sticks.

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Although I’m posting this version (because it’s all things good – Bobby Flay, chai tea AND coconut)…I’ve gotta say, I’m lucky to have Vietnamese friends/ spa people, who make their Chai Tea & bring it in to spa all the time; And SHARE! 😀

They do dispute over who makes it better; I’ll take any.