Chai Mix

Looking for a gift you can make ahead? This one fits you to a "tea."

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 4

1/2
cup instant nonfat dry milk
1/4
cup vanilla-flavored instant creamer (dry)
3
tablespoons powdered sugar
1/4
cup unsweetened instant tea (dry)
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon ground cardamom
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 In small bowl, mix dry milk, creamer and powdered sugar. In another small bowl, mix all remaining ingredients. Spoon milk and tea mixtures alternately into 8-ounce jar, packing lightly.
  • 2 Include these directions on package: For each serving, place 1/4 cup Chai Mix in cup. Fill with 8 ounces very hot water. For creamier chai, use half milk and half water. Makes 4 servings.

Expert Tips

For an extra-special gift, use an iced-tea spoon to layer Chai Mix into a small flower vase.

Cardamom can be purchased either in pods, as seed or a powder. Cardamom pods hold up to 20 small seeds. This strongly fragrant spice has a slight lemony-sweet flavor with a touch of pepper and ginger.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
95
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
60mg
60%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
12%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.