Saturday, May 10, 2008

Iced Chai Soy Latte

I just made this and am sipping away whilst I type. I love chai tea, but on warmer days like today I don't feel like throwing back a steaming hot beverage. The solution? Iced tea!


INGREDIENTS
- 6 cups water
- 15 chai tea bags
- 2 to 2.5 cup sugar
- ice cubes
- plain or vanilla soy milk

METHOD
First, make an iced tea concentrate so you can easily whip off more iced tea over the next few days. Half the recipe if you like.
1. Put water and tea bags into a pot and bring to boiling. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 5 mins. Remove tea bags with a slotted spoon. Add sugar (more or less sugar depending on how you like your chai--I (no surprise) like a sweet tea) and stir to dissolve. Allow to cool, then pour in a pitcher and store in the fridge.
2. To make the iced tea. Put some ice cubes in a tall glass. Fill glass with a ratio of 1 part concentrate to 2 parts soy milk (you can adjust the ratio a bit according to your taste).

8 comments:

ecobarbie said...

Wow, making a big concentrate? I never have that much foresight. The picture you posted really looks refreshing. :]

CDM said...

what brand of chai tea do you use? I'm on the search for a good green chai

Vegan Dad said...

cdm,
This won't help you if you live outside of Ontario, but I use the PC brand chai tea. It had a great cardamom taste which some hate but I love.

Happy Herbivore! said...

I have one of these every morning... I've been "spicing up" my boring routine lately by trying all different "milks" so far almond is fitting the bill... I love chai! (I hope you enjoyed it with that top secret recipe that would go along so well with this!!)

Kelleen - Picks over Peas said...

Thank you so much for posting this recipe. I prefer iced tea in the hot months as well and have been wanting to make iced chai but was unsure of the ratios of water:teabags:soy milk.

Virginia said...

I have never had chai tea before...just tried it tonight and its amazing! So creamy and tasty with the soymilk. Thanks for posting this!

Phoebe, Russ and Laura said...

Hi,
I'm a fairly new reader of your blog and just wanted to say how useful i'm finding it. We're a new vegetarian family and trying to cut down use of other animal products.
I made this as soon as i saw your post and it was so yummy its gone already and i'm making another batch. Thanks so much for sharing the recipe!

Laura (UK)

Anonymous said...

Do you have any ideas how to make a good vegan egg nog? I tried one with tofu but it taste awful.