• Crafts
  • Do it Yourself
  • Frugal Living
  • Gift Ideas
  • Holidays
  • Mixes
  • Money Matters
  • Recipes
  • Tips-n-Tricks
  • Contact Us
    • Instant Chai Tea

      Creating your own chai tea from scratch is very easy. Simply steep a mug of your favorite black tea and add 1-2 T of this delicious, fragrant make ahead spice blend.

      You'll Need:

      • 1 14-ounce can unsweetened condensed milk (low-fat or nonfat, if desired)
      • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamon
      • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
      • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
      • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
      • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

      Pour the entire can of milk into a clean, dry jar. Add all the spices and cover tightly with a lid. Place in the refrigerator. The longer it stays refrigerated, the tastier it becomes.

      To use, stir the mixture, and scoop out 2 to 3 tablespoons directly into a cup of very strong, very hot black tea.

      Alternatively, to Make Creamy Iced Thai Chai

      Brew a Pot of Hot black tea or Thai Tea such as Pantai and let it cool completely. (Store this in the fridge until needed). Fill a glass with Ice, add tea to the middle of the glass, If using regular black tea Mix 2-3 Tbs of the Thai Chai Mix into the tea and fill the remainder of the glass with milk or half and half. If using Thai Tea, add 1 Tbs of mix, then fill with milk or half and half.

      Swirl once with a spoon and enjoy your delicious Creamy Iced Thai Chai!


      Can Stock Photo Inc. / kittimages
      Comments 5 Comments
      1. Simmmy's Avatar
        Simmmy -
        How long does this last in the fridge, before a new batch would need to be made ?
      1. dlozpi's Avatar
        dlozpi -
        Must try this.Sounds yummy!
      1. FreebieQueen's Avatar
        FreebieQueen -
        Quote Originally Posted by Simmmy View Post
        How long does this last in the fridge, before a new batch would need to be made ?
        Our experience has been 10-14 days, but it really tastes best after the first 24 hours so the flavors have time to unite.
      1. devy62's Avatar
        devy62 -
        Can't wait to try this!
      1. Gardenbeez's Avatar
        Gardenbeez -
        Great idea! I would have to use this fast because I lack refrigeration but I can imagine doing this when "the girls" come over for a visit.


      Have something you'd like to add? Register & Login to add your own comments, thoughts, questions or suggestions.

      As always, Registration is Free!

    • Disclaimer: The use of any trademarked names on or within the pages of Budget101.com should not be considered an endorsement by the trademark holders. All Trademark rights remain the property of their respective holders and are solely being used a brief descriptive of the recipes being provided.

    • Google+ Pinterest Twitter youtube Facebook

      More Frugal Stuff...

      budget

      Dream on Me Recalls 2-in-1 Bassinet to Cradle Due to Fall and Suffocation Hazards

      The wire supports on the sides of the bassinet can disconnect causing the fabric sides to lower; posing a risk that infants can fall out or become entrapped and suffocate.

      Read More...

      budget 03-03-2015, 02:10 PM Go to last post
      Budget101

      Public Notification: Rhino Blitz Gold 3000 contains hidden drug ingredient

      The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Rhino Blitz Gold 3000, a product promoted for sexual enhancement. This product was identified by FDA during an...

      Budget101 03-03-2015, 02:10 PM Go to last post
      Budget101

      Public Notification: Vim-25 contains hidden drug ingredient

      The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Vim-25, a product promoted for sexual enhancement. This product was identified by FDA during an examination of...

      Budget101 03-03-2015, 02:10 PM Go to last post
      Budget101

      Public Notification: Baolong contains hidden drug ingredient

      The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Baolong, a product promoted for sexual enhancement. This product was identified by FDA during an examination of...

      Budget101 03-03-2015, 02:10 PM Go to last post
    • Keep Reading . . .

      Shamrock shakesShamrock shakes


      McDonalds Shamrock Shakes are a hot item in March, but what if you'd like to enjoy the flavor of your favorite frosty milkshake year round? Here's a delectable copycat recipe that is sure to please your tastebuds and satiate your craving quickly!


      Outback Onion Ring Dipping SauceOutback Onion Ring Dipping Sauce


      Make your own copycat Outback Onion Ring Dipping Sauce! You would think that this recipe would contain some magnificent "secret" ingredient, but it's really only 4 simple things...


      (Almost) Red Robin Strawberry Lemonade(Almost) Red Robin Strawberry Lemonade


      If you've ever tasted the nectarous sweetness of fresh lush strawberries and sweet-tart lemonade combined for a flavor burst of spring, you're in for a treat! This tried and true restaurant favorite is frequently requested and easy to replicate the delicious flavor at home . . .