Masala Rooibos Chai Latte & Concentrate

Masala Rooibos Chai Latte & Concentrate

Masala rooibos chai latte and concentrate is a best winter season warmer. Strong spices with a touch of sweet taste, and no caffeine!

Rooibos tea and masala chai spices being strained in a fine mesh strainer to make a concentrate.

Hey pleased weekend! Hope you have actually been reconciling the fresh chance of the brand-new year. Like I discussed in my last post, we have actually been going BIG on the KonMari approach in our home, which will be continuing over the next couple days. It currently feels so fantastic! It’s a lighter type of energy that I wish to keep going. Besides shipping a lot of things we do not require, we’re going to check out some good friends for a great breakfast get together, attempt to remain warm in this DEEP cold, aaaand I may slip a little bit of operate in too. Extremely low profile!

I’m having a big masala chai minute today, so I’ll be drinking this all weekend too. I can’t get enough of it for some factor! Each time I head out, I make these little detours to get one in my favorite recyclable cup, in some cases with a lil’ espresso shot included if I remain in the ideal kinda state of mind. Naturally, masala chai originates from India. If you’re wanting to check out a bit more about its origins, this little read is fantastic.

This latte routine was showing to be a rather spend-y endeavor, and considering that I understand how to brew tea and I have a milk frother, this beverage was more than within my grasp. I made this variation caffeine complimentary with naturally sweet rooibos tea. It is such a pleasure with all of the broken and toasted spices and a frothy little cap of warm plant-based milk (I like cashew or almond for this). I sweeten my own with a little maple syrup to make it additional great. Anyhow, hope you delight in the masala rooibos chai and a couple of links here too! Capture ya next week.

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An overhead shot of a frothy tea latte with a lit candle and notebook nearby.

Masala Rooibos Chai Latte & Concentrate

Masala rooibos chai latte and concentrate is a best winter season warmer. Strong spices with a touch of sweet taste, and no caffeine.

PREPARATION TIME 10 minutes COOK TIME 25 minutes OVERALL TIME 35 minutes

Course Drink, Breakfast Diet Plan Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Servings: 1 Quart

Author: Laura Wright

Active Ingredients

For The Concentrate

  • 12 allspice berries
  • 10 black peppercorns
  • 8 entire cloves
  • 6 green cardamom pods
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons rooibos tea
  • 1- inch piece of ginger, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup, or to taste

For 1 Latte

  • 8 oz of the masala rooibos chai concentrate
  • 8 oz plant-based milk of your option


  • Utilizing the back of a chef’s knife, gently “fracture” the allspice, peppercorns, cloves, and cardamom pods. In a little frying pan over medium heat, toast the broken spices and cinnamon sticks up until extremely aromatic, about 1 minute.
  • In a medium pan, bring the water approximately a boil. Include the toasted spices to the pot in addition to the rooibos tea and ginger. Lower the heat and let the tea simmer for 18-20 minutes. Eliminate the rooibos masala chai from the heat and run it through a great strainer into a bowl. At this moment, stir in the vanilla, sea salt, and maple syrup. Let the masala rooibos chai focus cool totally prior to saving in a sealed container in the refrigerator for approximately a week.
  • To make a latte: integrate 8oz of the masala rooibos chai focus with the plant-based milk and heat utilizing your favored approach– stovetop or microwave. If you have a milk frother, bring the masala rooibos chai focus to a boil in a little sauce pan and put the heated and frothed milk on top.


  • This is simply how I like my spices in masala chai. Do not hesitate to mess around and make it your own.
  • I utilize an electrical milk frother to warm my plant-based milk that chooses this, however you can simply as quickly heat it on the range in a pan.

Program Conceal 14 remarks

  • Kristin

    I eagerly anticipate your drink+ links posts– thanks for keeping this series going! Reply

    • Laura

      So happy that you’re enjoying it Kristin! Thanks for this

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