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Chai Coffee

Cardamom gives this soothing milk and coffee beverage a unique exotic flavor.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2


  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons ground coffee
  • 2 teaspoons whole cardamom seeds (not pods) or whole allspice
  • 2 teaspoons whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 12 cups cups milk
  • 4 teaspoons sugar


  1. Place water in coffeemaker according to manufacturer’s instructions. Place ground coffee, cardamom seeds, cloves and cinnamon stick in filter. Brew coffee.
  2. Meanwhile, heat milk in microwave on HIGH 90 seconds or until steaming hot, add sugar and stir until dissolved.
  3. Divide coffee evenly among two coffee cups and top evenly with steamed milk; stir to combine.


Preparation time may take 5-10 minutes.

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