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This is something that is great to have on hand for those cold winter nights, but it also makes a great gift!

The following recipe makes 4 quart sized jars.

2 cups nonfat dry milk powder
2 cups powdered non-dairy creamer
2 cups French vanilla powdered non-dairy creamer
5 cups white sugar
3 cups unsweetened instant tea
4 tsp ground ginger
4 tsp ground cinnamon
2 tsp ground cloves
2 tsp ground cardamom
2 tsp nutmeg
2 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp white pepper

Step 1:

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Take all the ingredients and put them in a really large bowl. Mix them together. I found that a combination of stirring with a whisk and then a spoon worked well.
kofykat3 years ago
nice one. I highly doubt that I'd get instant tea here.... but why is it called chai tea? instead of just tea?
iamkeebler (author)  kofykat3 years ago
Chai tea is different from regular tea, mainly in the spices that are used. It's more common to have milk in chai tea as well.
Lol, that's not what I meant. I'm asking why it's called chai tea since chai means tea. so it literally translates into tea tea.... i keep asking others (non indians) why they call it this and no one knows...
Well just calling it tea would be too 'brief' i think. Since chai is tea in Indian, they call it that to show that's how they used to prepare it.
iamkeebler (author)  kofykat3 years ago
hahaha! then I have no idea! :P
LiftAndLove2 years ago
I think I somewhat perfected a way to make this. I add 2 tbs of mix, and 1/2-1 tsp, to every 5 or 6 ounces of milk ( or half milk, half water).
LiftAndLove2 years ago
Nice job! Definitely gonna make some me and my girlfriend. Both big tea drinkers!
Great! :D
sunshiine3 years ago
Nice Instructable! Thanks for sharing!
GummiBear3 years ago
Nice blog :)