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Aromatic Citrus Chai Tea

Aromatic Citrus Chai Tea
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This tea is totally worth it. There are an abundance of health benefits from the actual citrus peel, So let’s not discard it. The infusion of orange and lemon zest releases flavonoids which are antioxidants that are highly beneficial in combatting infection, colds, flu and much more. This simple simmering blend will create a wonderful aroma to your home, inviting you in. Enjoy it hot or cold for a healthy drink option.

Recipe
PRE TIME: 5 min
COOKING TIME: 2 hr
TOTAL TIME: 2 hr 5 min
8 SERVING
Ingredients:
  • For Aromatics
  • 1 ea. Orange zest, save rest for juice
  • 1 ea. Lemon zest, save rest for juice
  • 3 tsp. Cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp. Knob of fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp. Cardamom pods
  • 1 tsp. Whole cloves
  • 1 ea. Used vanilla bean, or sub 1 tsp extract
  • 5 cup Water
  • For 1 cup of tea
  • 2 ea. Black tea bag
  • 1/2 ea. Lemon juice
  • 1/2 ea. Orange juice
  • 1 tbsp. Sweetened condensed milk
Directions:
Step 1
Step 1
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In a medium saucepan place all aromatic ingredients together. Bring to a simmer over low heat. Additionally, you can place it in a slow cook on the lowest setting. The aromatics can simmer for up to 2 hours, adding additional water as needed.
Step 2
Step 2
2
To make aromatic chai tea, strain a cup of aromatic liquid into a mug. Squeeze as much citrus juice as desired. Steep black tea for 2 minutes and then remove. Add sweetened condensed milk.
Step 3
Step 3
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Enjoy!
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