Orchard Chai Recipe | Abel & Cole
Orchard Chai
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Prep: 10 mins
This fruity spin on traditional chai swirls apple and pear juice with a mix of aromatic spices, and is a winning autumnal treat whether you drink it hot or cold.
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128 kcal
(per portion)
Ingredients you'll need
  • 4 apples
  • 4 pears
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 star anise
  • 4 cardamom pods
  • 10 black pepeprcorns
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Feed the apples and pears through a juicer. Pour the juice into a pan. Crush the cardamom pods lightly in a mortar and pestle. Add the seeds and husks to the apple and pear juice. Drop in the cinnamon stick, star anise and peppercorns.

  • 2.

    Set the pan over a medium heat and warm gently. Warm for 10 mins to allow the spices to infuse. Pour the juice through a sieve into a couple of mugs. Serve straight away.

  • Tip

    Not feeling the heat?
    Prefer a cold chai? Follow the recipe, infusing the juice with the spices, then leave it to cool. Serve over ice. Or juice the apples and pears, pour into a jug and add the flavourings. Leave to cold infuse for a few hours before straining and drinking.