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Vanilla Chai Tea White Russian

Make a heavily concentrated chai tea, sweeten with honey, and add vanilla. Mix with vodka, coffee liquor (I always use Kahlua), and cream and you have a Vanilla Chai White Russian...the perfect holiday drink for both Thanksgiving and Christmas!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 drink + enough syrup to make about 6 drinks
Calories: 257kcal

Ingredients

Chai Tea Simple Syrup

Chai White Russian

  • 2 ounces (1/4 cup) vodka
  • 1 1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) Kahlua
  • 1-2 ounces (2-4 tablespoons) chai tea syrup
  • 1-2 ounces (2-4 tablespoons) heavy cream
  • cinnamon sticks and star anise, for garnish

Instructions

Chai Tea Simple Syrup

  • 1. In a medium pot, bring 1 cup water to a boil. Remove from the heat, add the chai tea bags, cover and steep 10-15 minutes. Remove the tea bags and add the honey. Bring to a boil over high heat. Boil 3-5 minutes, then remove from the heat. Stir in the vanilla. Let cool. Keep in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

Chai White Russian

  • 1. Fill a glass with ice. Add the vodka, Kahlua, and chai tea syrup. Stir gently. Add the heavy cream and stir to combine. Garnish with cinnamon and star anise, if desired. 

Nutrition

Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 136g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 37mg | Potassium: 58mg | Sugar: 95g | Vitamin A: 415IU | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.5mg