If you have stuck to drinking plain coffee or tea all your life then it is time to bring some change into your life with vanilla chai tea. Chai or tea too is an excellent refresher with lower caffeine content than coffee and makes for a welcome change if you have been bored of drinking only coffee during your breaks.
You too can make excellent gourmet coffee or tea drinks just like a barista with just a little experience. Once you get the ingredients in the right order and quantity then you drink is sure to please your palate while also making your guests smile with palatable pleasure. While drinking fresh coffee would involve roasting your green coffee beans and also brewing them in a coffee maker, drinking chai or even flavored chai does not require any roasting at all.
You can easily make delicious chai at home by heating up around half a cup of water with the required amount of sugar to boiling point. If you want to add some zing to your chai then you can also add mint leaves, cinnamon or ginger to your tea. Once your water begins to boil then you can add around one-third cup of milk to your boiling water and bring it to a boil again. Once you dip your tea bag in your water and milk concoction then your chai is ready. If you want to blend in tea leaves instead of using a tea bag then you should do it during the first step itself.
While most people love this version of chai, you can even go a step further and add unique flavors to that tea just like you would do to your coffee drink. Vanilla is one flavor that empowers any drink with a wonderful new aroma and taste that is sure to leave a smile on any person that sips on that drink. You too can now turn your humble chai into vanilla chai tea by infusing the finished drink with vanilla flavor. One way to do it is to use vanilla syrup bottles that are abundantly available in food stores. You should make sure that you read the labels of these bottles with care as they contain sugar, which is not healthy in the long run.
You could also try adding sugar free vanilla syrup to your chai but getting the same taste as the sugared syrup might pose a problem. Anyway, syrups are costly to sustain in the long run and a better sugar free version does exist in a reliable online store. Some syrup flavors also curdle the hot milk in tea or coffee and thus could be unsuitable. You could order for compact vanilla essence bottles that provide delightful flavor to coffee and chai with just a couple of drops. This option is not only healthy but also very cost effective too. The best part is that you can blend in this sugar free vanilla flavor in your chai within seconds and also serve it to your guests.
In addition to vanilla, you can also try blending in chocolate, amaretto, melon, hazelnut, and many other flavors into your steaming chai. Each break will now seem to turn into a mini-vacation for your mind as you quickly prepare your chai and blend in the desired flavor including vanilla. You can now turn into a chai barista and serve up gourmet tea to your loved ones.
If you want a pleasant change from your regular coffee routine then you can prepare your own chai or tea within minutes. You can also go one step further in pleasing your taste buds by blending in mouth-watering vanilla flavor including several other flavors into your chai. If you cannot remember the time you started drinking plain coffee or chai then it is time to bring some change into your life with vanilla chai tea.