Wednesday, August 11, 2010
A few weeks ago I finally got around to making this chai latte mix. I'd been meaning to do it forever, ever since I found the original link via Angry Chicken. (By the way, in looking for the link just now I realized that her "In the Kitchen" category on her blog has a ton of awesome recipe inspiration in it--especially for soups.) I loved the concept of this chai mix. You dump a can of sweetened condensed milk into a jar and mix it with all your chai spices, and store it in the fridge. Then, whenever the mood strikes, take a spoonful of it and mix into a mug of hot, strong tea. I love the novelty and ease of this. Faith has been using it too (which I like. It's so much more companionable if I'm not the only one drinking it. And now maybe you will make it too and then I really won't be the only one drinking it).
I had a big delay in making this because I kept waiting for Trader Joe's to re-stock the organic sweetened condensed milk (shown in this post) that they used to have. Finally I realized that it's not coming back. I ended up buying regular sweetened condensed milk at the store. After that it's super easy and such a fun treat. Highly recommended!