Dairy Free,  Vegan

How to Make Rooibos Chai Latte

Winter is coming (and Game of Thrones is finished😥) and today I’m going to show you how to make a Rooibos Chai Latte. This spiced drink is blended with frothed almond milk and takes only a few minutes to make at home.

I absolutely love chai latte’s, but whenever I want to order one I have to first check if it is the powdered version. Although delicious and super creamy, the powdered versions are usually LADEN with milk powders that cause me to bloat within a few minutes.

I’m talking about the kind of bloat that makes you like as though you may be 6 months pregnant. Not a great look. 😂

So, with my dairy sensitivities in mind, I give you my take on a chai tea.

Making the Tea

How to Make Rooibos Chai Latte

I wanted to make an at-home version so that I could control what went into it.

I also had an idea to use rooibos as the base flavour because I love red cappuccinos too – so the best of both worlds with this concoction. ☕

Once the tea and spices had brewed, I frothed up the almond milk and poured into the steaming teacups.

The froth was then decorated with some cinnamon and vanilla sugar for extra decadence.

Rooibos Chai Latte

This Rooibos Chai Latte:

  • makes two big mugs of latte or three small mugs instead
  • is dairy free, I used Barista Blend Almond Milk from Blue Diamond, but you could also use soy or cows milk if preferred
  • Refined Sugar-free, as I sweetened with maple syrup
  • Requires a frother, but if you don’t have one, warm some milk and then just whisk for a few minutes

How to Make Rooibos Chai Latte

I hope you enjoying making and drinking this delicious Rooibos Chai Latte 😍

Love & a Sprinkling of Cinnamon,

Cat

Rooibos Chai Latte

Make a Rooibos Chai Tea Latte at home! A warm and spicy spiced tea blended with frothed almond milk.

Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks, tea
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: chai, chai latte, dairy free, drinks, rooibos, spices, tea
Servings: 3
Author: Cat Barker

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 rooibos tea bags Five roses
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup almond milk Blue Diamond, Barista Blend
  • 2 tsp maple syrup optional, for sweetness
  • 1 tsp cinnamon or vanilla sugar optional, for dusting

Instructions

  • In a tea pot, combine the water, tea bags, and spices let stew for 2 minutes. Add maple syrup if you would like some sweetness.
  • Carefully pour tea (you can use a strainer) and divide it equally into two big mugs or three small mugs
  • Warm your milk and then use a frother stick, I frothed mine in the Nespresso frothing machine
  • Top off each mug with milk. Sprinkle with cinnamon, garnish and garnish with vanilla sugar if you'd like.

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