Chai Recipes

Iced Chai

  • Make up the chai mix with milk and sweeten whilst hot,
  • Stir occasionally to ensure sweetner has dissolved.
  • Wait until cool strain and refrigerate,
  • Add icecream or iceblocks and serve

Chai Smoothies

  • Make up chai mix sweeten whilst hot stirring to ensure it dissolves.
  • Wait until cool, strain and refrigerate.
  • Add chai mix to blender with banana, yogurt to taste.

Hot Chai Nightcaps

  • Make chai as directed and add a shot of liqueur

Mulled Chai, makes 3 litres,

  • Add 6 dessertspoons of chai mix to 1 litre of water and bring to the boil.
  • Slice one orange into rounds and add.
  • Remove from the heat and stand for 5mins.
  • Strain and add to 1 litre of ginger wine and 1 litre of apple juice  heat and serve warm.

Mocha Chai Cake, vegan

  • In a bowl add 1 kg mixed dried fruit and 2 cups of hot chai made as per directions
  • Mix together and leave until warm.
  • Add 250gm chopped dark vegan chocolate and 2 cups of SR Flour to above mix
  • Stir well and bake for 45mins at 180c

Rawsome Chai

Soak 1 tsp Holy Cow Chai in enough agave syrup/maple syrup/honey to cover and leave overnight You need a high powered blender ie BioChef, Vitamix or Blendtec for this recipe

  • Place the chai in the blender and add 1 banana
  • Handful of cranberries ( or any berries)
  • 2 medjool dates
  • 300ml nut milk
  • 200ml water
  • Blend for a minute or two
  • Strain off residue
  • Makes 2 big rawsome chai smoothies

Chai Ice Cream


  • 2 cups of cream
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 6 dst spoons of Holy Cow chai mix
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 5 egg yolks


  • Place 1 cup of cream, milk, sugar, chai mix and scraped out vanilla seeds in a saucepan and heat,
  • turn off just before it boils. Cover and leave to steep for at least 30 minutes then strain.
  • Whisk the egg yolks in a bowl and add cream/chai mix.
  • Return the mix to a saucepan and whisk over a low heat until it reaches 77 C - 79 C, or until the mixture thickens and coats the back of a spoon.
  • Remove from heat immediately and pour into a bowl containing the remaining 1 cup of cream and the scraped out vanilla pod. Allow to cool, cover, then place in the fridge overnight.
  • Remove the vanilla pod and mix in an ice cream machine until ready.
  • Freeze until desired.

Vegan Ice Cream


  • 1 1/2 cups of almonds
  • 6 dst spoons Holy Cow chai mix
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 2 bananas
  • 4 medjool dates - pitted


  • Soak almonds overnight.
  • Place in blender with 2 cups of water and blend. Strain through a muslin cloth to extract milk - twist hard to remove all liquid.
  • Place in a saucepan and heat, remove from heat just before it begins to boil.
  • Add chai mix and scraped vanilla seeds and steep until cool.
  • Strain.
  • Blend banana and dates with the chai almond milk.
  • Add the vanilla pod and refrigerate overnight.
  • Remove vanilla pod before churning in an ice cream machine.
  • Refreeze until desired.

Plum Chai Fruit Leathers

  • 8 large plums – roughly chopped and deseeded.
  • 1 Tbs honey.
  • 1 banana sliced.
  • 2 cups chai.
  • Boil all ingredients except honey on medium heat to evaporate liquid.
  • Bend to sauce consistency.
  • Return to heat add honey and reduce for another 15 mins.
  • Dehydrate via dehydrator at 57c for 4-6 hours.
  • Or via your oven on parchment paper at 170c for 6 hours.