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A glass full of iced chai latte

Iced chai latte

Published: April 19, 2022 at 4:31 pm
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • plus chilling
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This Indian-inspired latte uses darjeeling tea, black pepper, cinnamon and hazelnut milk to create a wonderfully nutty and aromatic complexity

  • Vegan

Make this refreshing iced chai latte, or check out our iced coffee, iced latte, iced caramel coffee and also a warming chai latte.


  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • ½ vanilla pod, sliced lengthwise
  • 2cm ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 6 cardamom pods
  • 6 cloves
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 2 tea bags, preferably darjeeling
  • 40g coconut palm sugar
  • 500ml hazelnut milk


  • STEP 1

    Add 500ml of water, the cinnamon, vanilla, ginger, cardamom, cloves and peppercorns to a saucepan and bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes, uncovered.

  • STEP 2

    Remove from the heat, add the tea bags and let these steep for 3 minutes. Remove the tea bags and stir in the coconut sugar. Once the coconut sugar has dissolved, strain out the spices and chill until cool. When ready to serve, mix in the hazelnut milk. Serve with ice.

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