Spiced Chai Latte Martini
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5 from 2 votes

Chai Latte Martini

What better way to enjoy the traditional flavours of Chai Spice that in cocktail form. This Chai Latte Martini swaddles warming spices with vodka to create a smooth and slightly sweet drink that is perfect to savour over autumn and winter. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Alcoholic Drink
Cuisine: World, Worldwide
Keyword: Chai latte, chai latte cocktail, chai latte martini, chai martini, chai spice
Servings: 4
Author: Jane Saunders

Ingredients

For The Chai Spice Mix

  • 3 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp Ground Ginger
  • 3/4 tsp Ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp Ground allspice
  • 1/4 tsp Ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp Ground cardamom

For the Spiced Chai Latte

  • 1 tea bag (I used English breakfast)
  • 3 tsp demerara sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Chai spice mix
  • 125ml / 5 fl oz freshly boiled water
  • 100ml / 4 fl oz Whole (full fat) milk

For the Spiced Chai Latte Martini (ingredients per glass)

  • 50 ml/ 2 fl oz Chai tea
  • 50ml/ 2 fl oz Vanilla vodka
  • Handful ice

Garnish (optional)

  • Pinch grated cinnamon and/ or nutmeg

Instructions

For the Chai Spice Mix

  • Measure all ingredients until a bowl and stir well. Store in an airtight jar for up to 3 months

For the Spiced Chai Latte

  • Put the teabag, spices and sugar into a heatproof jug. Top with water and let steep for 5 minutes
  • Remove the tea bag and discard. Let the remaining ingredients steep for a further 20 minutes
  • Strain through a muslin cloth or a disposable paper filter. Discard tne wet spices
  • Add the milk to the strained liquid and either heat to drink as it is or cool and refrigerate until ready to make the cocktail 

For the Spiced Chai Latte Martini

  • Measure the spiced chai latte and the vodka into the bottom half of a cocktail shaker (or a jug). Add ice and stir (do not shake) for 20 seconds 
  • Strain into a martini glass and dust with a little freshly milled spice (optional)
  • Serve immediately

Notes

  1. This recipe gives sufficient quantities of Spiced Chai Latte for 1 drink but the same quantity is sufficient to make 4 cocktails.
  2. Add a little maple syrup (1-2 tsp) to the cocktail mix for a sweeter version