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Chai Spice Blend

A blend of warm spices for the perfect cup of chai, or for making my chai spice cake.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: chai, chai spice, spices, tea
Author: The Elegant Economist


  • 1 inch piece of dried ginger or 1 Tbsp dried ginger powder
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 1 tsp whole black peppercorns
  • 3 pieces star anise
  • 10 whole cloves
  • 1 tsp cardamom seeds, removed from pods or ground cardamom


  • Place all spices in a spice grinder (or clean coffee grinder) and grind until you achieve a fine powder.
  • Store in an airtight container in a cool, dark place - will stay fresh for three months.