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Last Updated on November 16, 2022
Coffee infused with clove, cardamom, and peppercorn to make the best dirty chai latte recipe. Seriously, you can make this simple recipe at home and it’s better than Starbucks!
Last year I discovered Dirty Chai. I got a bit addicted to the wonderful melody of coffee, cloves and ginger topped with heavy whipping cream. I seriously love it more than my favorite affogato recipe.
However, most coffee shops or mixes have sugar it in. This makes it tough for to me drink since I really do try to avoid sugar.
One thing that I’ve noticed as I’m in my last week of the 21 Day Sugar Detox is that spices become so much more important in a recipe when you remove sugar.
99.9% of the time I don’t do any sugar in my coffee or beverages however I never had such a strong urge to add a tiny splash of honey as I did with this Dirty Chai recipe.
I guess that’s better than Mr. Bejelly saying that adding rum to it would make it spectacular.
So what exactly is Dirty Chai Latte?
Is coffee that has been infused with the spices commonly added to chai tea/
How to make a Dirty Chai Latte at home
Follow this recipe! It’s super simple and all you need a french press, some coffee beans, or coffee substitute and spices.
Anyhow, the nice part about this Dirty Chai recipe is that it’s EASY. Brew for 5 minutes in your French press and enjoy!
Dirty Chai latte
Coffee infused with Chai is a drink everyone will love!
- 1 1/2 tbsp of whole coffee beans, ground
- 1/2 tsp peppercorn
- 1 stick of cinnamon
- 2 cardamon pods, slighty crushed
- 1 piece of ginger - 1/2" wide x 1 " tall after peeling, dice
- 3 cups of boiling water
- Add the ground coffee and spices to a French press. Pour 3 cups of boiling water over the spices and close your press. Let steep for 5 minutes and then enjoy with coconut milk or heavy whipping cream.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 129Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 451mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 6gSugar: 10gProtein: 6g
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I agree with you! I’ve found that without sugar, I use so much more cinnamon and nutmeg. I love chai, so I can’t wait to try this out!
Shut the front door! That is completely delish sounding, I’m getting ingredients to make it this week!
Sounds great, but I’m a wussy & would need a little of some sort of sweetener.
Hi, can I make this in a regular coffee maker? I don’t have a French press.
Cindy, the spices need time to steep in the coffee. You could try taking brewed coffee and adding it to a pan and cooking it on low for 5 minutes and then straining it.
I don’t have a french press unfortunately, do you know other ways to make this?
Love this recipe! hate the color of this type…anyway, love the name too, a girl worth saving…powerful name…so, I make espresso, and then I just dump all that in, or anything related, ie. allspice even…and coconut milk always..and itastes deliciious! can ‘t see the font to check the spelling! great share!
Some of the whole spices I don’t have and I want to make it NOW!! I am assuming I can use some ground ones?
I just made this with the ground spices and it is so good! I added turmeric and a tsp. of coconut oil and blended it and it’s great!! So relaxing for an early Saturday morning. Thanks!