Comfy Cozy Chai

by Joanna Echols

Gather

2 cups water
1/4 cup honey
4 black tea bags
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cinnamon stick
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 cups milk

Go

1. In a medium-sized pot, bring the water to a boil.
2. Add honey, tea, vanilla and spices.
3. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
4. Add milk and warm to a near boil.
5. Remove from heat and serve in Mom’s favorite mug.

This article originally appeared in the May 2010 issue of Focus on the Family Clubhouse magazine. Copyright © 2010 by Focus on the Family. Used by permission. Clubhousemagazine.com. Photo © Ron and Karen Nickel.