Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Winter day

It is a cold, dreary winter day here in Kansas. I think that is the perfect day for baking. Oh and for some homemade Chi Tea too? Here are a few warm-YOU-up drinks.

Recipe: Chel's Chai
BY: Jessica Olechowski
2 cups water
3 individual tea bags
2 cinnamon sticks (3-inches)
6 cardamom seeds, crushed
2 whole cloves
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
2 1/2 cups milk
1/4 cup sugar

In a small saucepan, combine water, tea bags, cinnamon sticks, cardamom, cloves and ginger. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in milk; return to a boil for 1 minute. Strain; discard tea bags and spices. Stir in sugar until dissolved. Pour into your favorite mug and enjoy! Yield: 4 servings.

Famous No Coffee Pumpkin Latte


  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 quart milk
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract


  1. Combine pumpkin, milk, sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla in a large saucepan over medium heat. Use a whisk to blend well. Heat to a simmer; do not boil.

Starbucks' Caramel Apple Cider

Serves/Makes: 1 | Difficulty Level: 2 | Ready In: <>

Cinnamon syrup- a couple of squirts (sold in the store)
Treetop premium apple juice
Whipped cream
Carmel syrup drizzled on top

Blend cinnamon syrup with apple juice. Top with whipped cream and carmel syrup. Enjoy!

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Recipe ID: 10261

Enjoy your day!

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for sharing the Caramel Apple Cider!!! I love that drink so much:)