Move Over, Pumpkin Spice! Chai-Spiced Cider Is Our Favorite Fall DrinkOctober 23rd, 2015
Take the typical hot cider up a notch by throwing in chai tea. An added bonus? Simmering this drink will infuse your house with the warming scent of cinnamon and cloves.
Chai-Spiced Apple Cider
Yield: 2 quarts
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours
2 quarts apple cider
1-inch whole piece ginger, peeled and quartered
2 cinnamon sticks
6 cardamom pods
4 black peppercorns
1/2 vanilla bean, sliced in half lengthwise
Pour apple cider into a slow cooker. Add rest of ingredients.
Cook on low until hot and spiced through, about 4 hours. Strain mixture and discard spices before serving.
Photo credit: Paul Delmont