If you’re looking for a warm and comforting drink to help you relax after a long day, this cannabis chai maple latte could be just what you need!
The chai mix can be prepared ahead of time, it’s an easy process that fills your kitchen with the warm inviting aromas of toasted spices. This delicious and healthy beverage combines the rich and spicy flavors of chai tea with the sweet and comforting notes of maple syrup, all infused with the benefits of cannabis.
Whether you’re looking for a little pick-me-up, or a way to unwind after a long day, this cannabis chai maple latte is the perfect choice.
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What Exactly Is Chai Tea?
Chai tea, made from a blend of black tea, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, and other spices, has been used for centuries in India and other parts of the world as a soothing and healing beverage.
The combination of these warming spices heats you from within and stimulates digestion. When combined with the sweet and caramel-like flavor of maple syrup, our recipe creates a truly unforgettable taste experience.
Pairing Chai Tea With Cannabis
In order to take it to the next level, we combine equal parts of the spiced tea with our homemade cannabis milk.
In addition to its great flavor, this chai maple latte is also infused with cannabis, which has been used for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. By controlling what type of bud you use, you can also control the effect this drink will have.
Follow the guide on Indica vs Sativa to find what you would prefer. I like starting the day with an energizing Sativa strain, and winding down in the evening with Indica bud.
Cannabis Chai Maple Latte Is Suitable For Newbies
This cannabis chai maple latte drink is also a perfect choice for those who are new to cannabis or are looking for a milder experience. Source a high quality flower that is high in CBD and low in THC to ensure that you won’t experience any psychoactive effects. Instead, you’ll enjoy all of the therapeutic benefits of cannabis in a light and controlled manner.
If you have experience consuming edibles, feel free to explore with your favorite strains. Harlequin is a strain high in CBD with zesty aromas that will hold up well to the aromatic spices.
In addition to its health benefits, this chai maple latte is an excellent choice for those who are looking for a delicious and convenient way to incorporate cannabis into their daily routine.
How To Consume Cannabis Chai Maple Latte?
It’s easy to make, and can be enjoyed hot or cold. I prefer it hot, but blend it into a smoothie with protein powder and a banana and you have a delicious workout smoothie ready to go.
Cannabis Chai Maple Latte Recipe
Your new go-to drink for these cozy Sunday evenings. We promise!
- Prep Time 5 Minutes
- Cook Time 30 Minutes
- Total Time 35 Minutes
- Serves 5 Portions
- Calories 80-120 per serving kcal
- 6 black tea bags
- 4 cups water
- 4 cups cannabis milk
- Maple Syrup to taste
- *SPICE BLEND*
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 1 tsp fennel seeds
- 1 tsp cloves
- 2 tsp cardamom seeds
- 2 tsp black pepper
- CHAI MIX:
- Toast spices: Combine all your spices in a pan and toast over medium heat. At the first sight of smoke or after 5 minutes, turn off the heat. Set aside and let cool for a minute
- Blitz : Blend the spices in a blender until it is a fine powder. Add 1 cup of water into the blender and blend again. Pour the spice mixture into a pot with the remaining 3 cups of water (4 total).
- Simmer : Add the black tea bags into the pot and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer on low for 26 minutes. Keep the pot half covered with a lid.
- Cool : Turn off the heat, and cool down with the lid on. Once cooled, gently squeeze out the tea bags and strain through a fine mesh strainer or straining bag.
- You can keep the Chai Mixture in the fridge for up to 10 days
- CANNABIS CHAI MAPLE LATTE:
- Combine equal parts of Cannabis Milk and Chai Mix 6 oz each
- Warm up together in the microwave or on the stove. Stir in 4 teaspoons of maple syrup per 12 oz portion.
* Feel free to switch out and replace with your favorite spices. Ginger, chili powder, jamaican pepper, nutmeg, and coriander are great choices.