The hint of pumpkin comes through the spices of the chai and ties it to the hint of spice from the eggnog making for a warm, comforting drink that is perfect for relaxing after a big day of cooking (and eating!).

Ingredients

  • 2 Cup water
  • 2 Cup lite eggnog
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 Teaspoon cloves
  • 1/2 Teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 Teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 Tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 Tablespoon honey
  • 4 black tea bags
  • 1/4 Cup pumpkin

Preparation

Step 1

In a small saucepan, stir together water, eggnog, spices, vanilla, maple syrup, and honey until combined. Add in tea bags.

Step 2

Bring mixture to a simmer over medium heat. Lower heat to medium-low and simmer for 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 3

Remove from heat. Pour chai through a fine strainer into a heat-safe container. Stir in pumpkin until combined.

Step 4

Divide chai into two mugs and serve