Chai Chai Chai Chai CHAI TEA SPRITZER. Can you even handle it? How cute are these drinks? So sweet and festive. It’s the greatest little drink to make instead of the usual Martinellis. These guys are perfect for the whole family and so comforting. Not all Christmas drinks need to be hot because these refreshers are just perfect.
I’ve made this drink so many times because …
- I’m obsessed with Chai sugar right now
- I can totally make this low carb
- A cool version of a hot drink, yes!
- Comforting and yummy
Also, they can be dolled up with pomegranate seeds and pear slices for a cute little festive look. I’m all about the presentation right now. The holidays are all about more-more-more when it comes to food. More butter, more sparkle, more Amy Grant.
This drink has the perfect amount of steps. Mix together the chai sugar, brew the tea, add sugar to tea, chill and then add ginger ale. Don’t forget to rim these cute little glasses.
Let’s take a second to talk about these glasses. At Target, in the front dollar section, and for 3 dollars a pair! Run, don’t walk and buy them. Even these cute little Christmas tree drink stirrers are from that section too! It’s hard to not have a cute Christmas when there is Target.
This beverage is just what is needed to make your festivities complete. It brings such a perfect touch to any dinner or get together. Give it a whirl and tell me what you think!
- 1 cup all natural sugar
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 2 teaspoons ground cardamom
- 2 teaspoons ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 4 chai tea bags
- 3 cups ginger ale (2 bottles)
- Bourbon, optional
Mix sugar, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, nutmeg and cloves together in a small bowl.
Boil 4 cups of hot water and add tea bags. Add ½ cup chai sugar to the tea and mix until dissolved. Let the tea get lukewarm before removing the tea packets and placing in the fridge to chill for one hour.
Rim 6 glasses with an orange slice and dip in the chai sugar.
Add 3 cups ginger ale to the tea and pour over ice.
To make an adult libation, add one cup bourbon and drink responsibly.