Chocolaty Chai


Chocolaty Chai

Nutritional Facts
Serving Size: 
1 cup
Calories from Fat: 
40.22kcal
Calories: 
144
Total Fat: 
5.02g
Saturated Fat: 
2.40g
Cholestrol: 
16.00mg
Sodium: 
102.31mg
Dietary Fiber: 
0.30g
Total Carbohydrate: 
20.95g
Sugars: 
19.36g
Protein: 
6.62g
Calcium: 
243.29mg
Total Time: 20 minutes
Source: 
Makers of LACTAID® Brand Products

Chai, a spiced milk-and-tea blend that hails from India, is popping up in a variety of versions in coffeehouses all over America. Here’s a chocolaty-rich way to tap into the craze.

Yields/Serves: 
5
servings
Ingredients: 
1 cup boiling water
2 tea bags containing black tea, such as orange pekoe, Darjeeling, English breakfast, or Lapsang souchong
1/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
4 cups LACTAID® Reduced Fat Milk
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
Frozen whipped nondairy dessert topping, thawed (optional)
  1. Pour the boiling water over tea bags in a large saucepan. Cover and let stand 3 to 5 minutes. Remove tea bags. Stir in sugar and cocoa powder.
  2. Cook and stir over medium heat just until mixture just comes to boiling. Stir in LACTAID® Reduced Fat Milk, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, and cardamom; heat through. Do not boil.
  3. Pour into cups. If desired, top with a dollop of whipped topping.
Notes: 

Nutrition information does not include optional ingredient.
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