Thursday, November 02, 2006

Here's a lovely recipe to warm up your November day! Thank you to Betty, who let me post it!

Betty's Chocolate Chai

Betty says " I developed this after much experimentation. You can adjust the seasonings
to suit your taste. Please, please, please, don’t use this recipe without
giving me credit and a link to my website!"

3 slices fresh ginger root
6 whole cloves
½ teaspoon coriander seeds, crushed
1 teaspoon quality cinnamon
5 black peppercorns
¼ tsp. crushed cardamom seed
2 Tablespoons Darjeeling tea leaves
2 cups milk
1 cup boiling water

Infuse the spices in the boiling water for 15 minutes. Strain. Pour
infused water into saucepan, add milk. Heat til warmed thoroughly, but do
not let boil. In each serving cup, squirt a bit of chocolate syrup, add the
hot, spiced infusion, stir. ENJOY!