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Homemade Chai

Homemade ChaiEnjoy the exotic flavor of Chai tea without leaving the comfort of your own home with this easy recipe.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 slices peeled fresh ginger
3 (1 gram) packets Splenda® No Calorie Sweetener
12 black peppercorns
3 whole cloves
2 cardamom pods
1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
2 cups water
2 Darjeeling tea bags
1/2 cup 2% reduced-fat milk

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Add teabags, cover and steep 5 minutes. Remove spices and tea bags with a slotted spoon and discard.
  2. Add milk and cook over medium heat until thoroughly heated. Do not boil. Serve immediately.

Makes 3 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/3 of recipe): Calories 40 | Calories from Fat 10 | Fat 1.0g (sat 0.5g) | Cholesterol 5mg | Sodium 30mg | Carbohydrates 7g | Fiber 2g | Sugars 2g | Protein 2g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.