Your mornings are about to get a LOT cozier due to our new chai-spiced espresso creamer. Made with dairy-free milk, maple syrup, and warming spices in a blender in simply 5 minutes, it’s like having a coffeehouse within the consolation of your personal dwelling!
Add this EASY, versatile creamer to black tea for a fast chai latte, to a cup of coffee for a unclean chai, or to roasted dandelion root tea for a comfy, caffeine-free choice. Let’s do that!
Origins of Chai
Masala chai is a creamy, spiced tea that’s hottest in India however is now loved world wide. The spices used differ relying on the recipe, however frequent ones embrace cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, and ginger.
Our vegan chai-spiced espresso creamer takes inspiration from the undeniably scrumptious and spicy flavors of masala chai. For a extra genuine chai recipe and to study extra about this scrumptious Indian tea, see this video from Bhavna’s Kitchen.
How one can Make Do-it-yourself Espresso Creamer
The BEST (a.ok.a. creamiest) dairy-free espresso creamer begins with a base of coconut milk, cashew butter, and water. We found that combo when creating our Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer and there’s no going again now. It’s too good!
For this chai-spiced model, maple syrup provides sweetness whereas vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, and nutmeg add chai-spiced goodness. Mix all the things up till clean and dreamy, and that’s it!
The toughest step is deciding whether or not so as to add this creamer to scorching espresso, iced espresso, or tea. When unsure, seize three mugs and do all of it! We received’t choose.
We will’t wait so that you can do that chai-spiced creamer! It’s:
& SO cozy!
Get pleasure from it in black tea for a fast chai latte, add to a cup of espresso for a unclean chai, or add to roasted dandelion root tea for a caffeine-free, coffee-esque deal with.
Could we additionally recommend making a batch of our 1-Bowl Carrot Apple Muffins (Vegan + GF) or 1-Bowl Vegan Coffee Cake (GF, Oil-Free)? You received’t remorse the combo.
Extra Chai-Spiced Favorites
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Servings 10 (~3 ½-Tbsp servings)
- 1 cup water
- 3/4 cup canned full-fat coconut milk
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 cup uncooked cashew butter (discover our cashew butter evaluation here)
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 3 tsp floor cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp floor ginger
- 1/4 tsp floor cardamom
- 1/8 tsp floor cloves
- 1/8 heaping tsp floor nutmeg
- 1 pinch sea salt
Add all elements to a high-speed blender and mix on excessive till clean and creamy, about 1 minute. Switch to an hermetic container or bottle. Shake earlier than utilizing to distribute the spices.
Excellent in scorching or iced coffee or steeped black tea. We like ~3 ½ Tbsp creamer for an 8-oz. espresso. This creamer froths like a dream in the event you use a milk frother! Leftover creamer retains for 4-5 days within the fridge, or will be frozen in an ice cube tray for straightforward chai-spiced iced espresso!
*Recipe as written makes ~2 ¼ cups.
*Diet data is a tough estimate.
Serving: 1 serving Energy: 113 Carbohydrates: 13.6 g Protein: 1.4 g Fats: 6.2 g Saturated Fats: 3.5 g Polyunsaturated Fats: 0.5 g Monounsaturated Fats: 1.9 g Trans Fats: 0 g Ldl cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 9 mg Potassium: 100 mg Fiber: 0.6 g Sugar: 10.2 g Vitamin A: 0 IU Vitamin C: 0 mg Calcium: 27 mg Iron: 0.5 mg
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