Thursday, July 9, 2020
Home Recipe Reviews Beverages Cardamom Cinnamon Turmeric Iced Tea

Cardamom Cinnamon Turmeric Iced Tea

I know it’s getting cooler in most of the country, but it’s still hot in South Florida. I’m still craving cold drinks because of the heat, but I also want to get into the Fall spirit. This spiced iced tea sounded like it would fulfill both of my cravings. That, and the Chocolate Chai Tea Cupcakes I made earlier this week have chai on my mind!

What do you do when its too hot but you are craving some masala chai. Make Iced Masala Chai! And then since you are a blogger, you amp it up with turmeric milk to make Turmeric Iced Tea ;).

Recipe Author: Richa at Vegan Richa
Get the recipe

The Ingredients

This recipe has a lot of options both in what ingredients to use and the quantity. I went with the maximum amount for the chai spice tea:

  • 3 cups of water
  • 2 teaspoons of loose tea
  • 2 tablespoons of regular sugar

And for the turmeric milk:

  • Coconut milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • Regular sugar

Don’t have chai spice on hand? You probably have the ingredients. I used the DIY Chai Spice Mix recipe at Fit Foodie Finds.

Cardamom Cinnamon Turmeric Iced Tea Ingredients

The Process

Making this tea has 3 major steps: brewing the tea, making the turmeric milk, then combining the two for the finished drink.

The chai tea was very quick and easily strained with a mesh colander. I did notice some fine sediment in the bottom of the pitcher, and it made the tea a little cloudy when stirred. Lining the colander with cheesecloth would probably keep the sediment out. This step took 8 1/2 minutes.

The turmeric milk was even easier to make. I took the author’s advice and heated the coconut milk to better incorporate the spices. I already had to chill the tea, so chilling the milk with it wasn’t going to take any longer. This step took 5 minutes.

Finally, mixing the two together to make the finished drink produced the lovely yellow swirls you see in the picture. I did give it a stir before I drank it to blend the flavors.

Strained tea mixture
Step 1: The strained tea mixture

A Personal Note About Turmeric

Not only do I enjoy the taste of turmeric, but I also eat it for the health benefits. It’s one of several ways I treat inflammation, and probably the most enjoyable! Turmeric is an amazing herb that also offers many other benefits explained in this article. It turns out I have been using turmeric to treat several issues without realizing it 🙂 I hope you find it as informative as I did!

So how was it?

Clear & Accurate Directions
Accurate Time(s)
Appearance
Taste
This tea is a refreshing blend of cool and spicy. The turmeric milk adds a slightly creamy texture. It was an interesting addition to iced tea, and I loved the change. I also gave it a try with a shot of spiced rum, and it was terrific! I'm not a big rum drinker, but it went very well with this tea. It's a nice summer drink with or without the rum, and the spices give it a little bit of a Fall feeling.
Candicehttps://www.hungrypinner.com
Hi, I'm Candice, and I'm The Hungry Pinner. I created this blog to share my love for cooking and my experiences with the MANY recipes I've found on Pinterest over the years. Be sure to check out my Pinterest boards and share your Pinterest cooking adventures in the comments section.

22 COMMENTS

  1. This is very interesting, You are a very skilled blogger.
    I have joined your rss feed and look forward to
    seeking more of your wonderful post. Also, I’ve shared your site in my social networks!

  2. That is a really good tip particularly to those fresh to the blogosphere.
    Short but very accurate information… Appreciate your sharing this one.

    A must read post!

  3. I blog frequently and I genuinely appreciate your information. The article has really
    peaked my interest. I will bookmark your website and keep checking for new information about once
    a week. I subscribed to your RSS feed too.

  4. Hello there! I could have sworn I’ve been to this web site before but after going through many of the posts I realized it’s new to me.
    Regardless, I’m certainly happy I discovered it
    and I’ll be book-marking it and checking back often!

  5. Your mode of describing everything in this post is
    in fact nice, all can without difficulty understand it, Thanks a lot.

  6. Hello There. I found your weblog the usage of msn. This is a very smartly written article.
    I’ll be sure to bookmark it and come back to learn more of your helpful information. Thanks for the post.

    I’ll definitely comeback.

  7. Ꭲhat iѕ a reаlly good tipp ⲣarticularly
    tο tһose new to the blogosphere. Вrief bᥙt vеry accurate info… Τhanks fоr sharing tһіѕ ⲟne.
    Α muѕt read post!

  8. Hi would you mind letting me know which webhost you’re working with?
    I’ve loaded your blog in 3 different browsers and
    I must say this blog loads a lot quicker then most. Can you recommend a good internet hosting provider at a honest price?
    Thank you, I appreciate it!

  9. Pretty great post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wanted to say
    that I’ve really loved surfing around your weblog posts.
    In any case I’ll be subscribing for your rss feed and I’m hoping you write again soon!

LEAVE A REPLY

All comments are reviewed before they are posted and will not appear immediately.

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Popular

Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Crema

0
I'm not really crazy about cauliflower, cabbage, or avocado, but this Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Crema recipe has changed my mind!

I'm social

30FansLike
233FollowersFollow
2,235FollowersFollow
30FollowersFollow