Shemakes Instant Chai Tea

Shemakes Instant Chai Tea


"I have searched for an instant chai recipe on the net, but could not find one. This is what I made up, hope you enjoy it. Please feel free to modify it or adapt it."


15 m servings 47 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 47 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 1.8 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.2g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.8 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 13 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a food processor, combine instant tea, powdered creamer, milk powder, confectioners' sugar and brown sugar. Add ginger, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, allspice and vanilla powder. Process for 2 minutes. Store in an airtight container.
  2. To serve, place 4 teaspoonfuls in a mug, and fill with hot water; stir.
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  1. 50 Ratings


Really enjoyed this. For those of you that can not find Vanilla Powder, try looking for Vanilla Sugar made by Oetker in the baking aisle. It's the same thing.

I've been looking for an instant chai recipe and was glad to find this one. It's very good. I doubled the confectioner's sugar. Since I couldn't find vanilla powder, I used French Vanilla fla...

I am very anxious to try this recipe but am wondering if someone could tell me what type of "instant tea powder" they used? I am not sure what this is? Thanks

A tip to find some less expensive cardamom: look in the bulk section of health food stores. I found some for $20.49 per POUND, instead of $7 or $8 an ounce in the grocery.

I bought chai tea from a home party which was rather expensive. This recipe is GREAT and costs much less. Note: I did add a 1/2 cup more confectioners sugar as I preferred a sweeter tea.

This tastes super! I did have a few problems, like don't do this in a blender (I don't have a food processor) It made a huge mess, BUT, it was well worth it! YUMMMMMM. And I can't find vanil...

Great recipe. I have made this many times. I was unable to obtain vanilla powder so I substituted with Carnation french vanilla non-dairy creamer. I add two 8 oz bottles and also cut the tea ...

I am totally addicted to Chai, but supporting my habit was getting too expensive! This is a great mix! I doubled the sugar, and increased the amount of mix to 6 teaspoons. I did not have vani...

Excellent! I too bought 8 oz. at a home show and it was $10, I made 48 servings for less than $5. It's too delicious!!! Although I doubled the powdered sugar.