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Peppermint Chai

This cozy and comforting Peppermint Chai recipe is filled with heartwarming spices, a touch of sweetness and a big dose of flavor for a wholly delicious drink perfect anytime of year. Plant-based and vegan.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Beverages
Cuisine: American, Vegan
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 2
Calories: 98kcal
Author: Kristen Wood


  • 3 cups milk of choice I like to use oat milk
  • 1 inch knob of fresh ginger root whole
  • 6 whole peppercorns lightly crushed
  • 1 whole cinnamon stick
  • 2 whole cardamom pods lightly crushed
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1 star anise pod
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar or sweetener of choice
  • 1 black tea bag I like to use Darjeeling
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract or peppermint spirits
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt or pink salt
  • 2-3 torn fresh mint leaves optional


  • In a small saucepan over high heat combine all of the above ingredients.
  • Bring to boil, cover, then turn off the heat and let sit for 5 minutes.
  • Strain, then enjoy.



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Serving: 0.75cup | Calories: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 659mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Calcium: 450mg