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Festive Tea Lattes for the Holiday Season

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December 2, 2020

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When the weather outside is cold and dreary, there is nothing more comforting than cozying up indoors with a delicious hot tea latte. Better yet, why not prepare a festive tea latte that keeps you warm while igniting your holiday spirit? 

The flavors of the holiday season are filled with warmth and joy: spicy-sweet cinnamon, zesty cardamom, satisfying chocolate, luscious caramel and smooth peppermint. Any of your favorite holiday teas can be transformed into a tea latte with the addition of warm milk and your choice of toppings. 

This winter, celebrate the season with these delicious holiday tea lattes. Perfect for sipping while watching holiday movies, opening gifts or cozying up by a crackling fire.

Gingersnap Chai Latte

Chewy, spicy-sweet gingersnaps are a classic holiday cookie. This recipe combines the flavors of ginger, cinnamon, clove and molasses into a rich and creamy tea latte that is sure to satisfy your holiday cravings. Prepare using your favorite chai tea bags: Republic Chai, Bold Black Chai or new Biodynamic® Holiday Chai Red Tea for added holiday cheer. 

Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 6 oz water
  • 2 Chai Tea bags
  • ½ cup steamed milk
  • 1 Tbs. molasses
  • 1/4 vanilla bean, scraped
  • Foamed milk
  • Gingersnap cookies (optional)

Preparation

  • Heat fresh, filtered water to a rolling boil.
  • Place the Chai tea bag in a large sized tea mug, add heated water and steep for 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove tea bag, stir in steamed milk, molasses, and vanilla bean.
  • Top with foamed milk and serve with gingersnap cookies.

Merry, Minty Latte

This indulgent holiday tea latte tastes like winter in a mug! Refreshing peppermint, rich cocoa and a hint of vanilla are blended with smooth green rooibos for a satisfying, naturally caffeine-free cuppa. Stir in frothed milk and top with a candy cane for a tea latte that is creamy, sweet and festive.

Servings: 1

Ingredients 

  • 6 oz of fresh, filtered water
  • 2 Peppermint Bark tea bags
  • ½ cup of milk
  • 1 candy cane (optional)

How to Make

  • Bring the water to a boil and steep the tea bags in a large mug for 5-7 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, heat the milk, making sure it does not boil. Froth the milk using a French press or handheld milk frother.
  • Remove the tea bags and top with the frothed milk. Garnish with a candy cane, if desired.

Cinnamon Churro Latte

Cinnamon is featured in some of our favorite holiday dessert recipes, from cinnamon rolls and snickerdoodle cookies to cinnamon cakes, pies and breads. This delicious tea latte is reminiscent of a cinnamon sugar-coated churro dipped in hot chocolate sauce. 

Servings: 4

Ingredients 

  • 3 cups water, boiling
  • 8 Vietnamese Cinnamon SuperHerb tea bags
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • Whipped cream
  • 4 tsp chocolate syrup (or more, depending on your sweet tooth)

How to Make

  • Add the tea bags to a large teapot or medium saucepan and steep in boiling water for 5-7 minutes. 
  • Remove the tea bags and add the vanilla extract and warm milk. 
  • Divide into four large mugs and top each with a dollop of whipped cream and chocolate syrup.

Chocolate Candy Cane Tea Latte

The ultimate holiday tea latte for chocolate lovers, this decadent infusion features our rich and satisfying Organic Double Dark Chocolate Maté tea. A blend of organic roasted carob, yerba maté and natural cocoa give this tea its bold, chocolatey taste. Garnish with a candy cane for a burst of peppermint flavor and a touch of added sweetness. 

Servings: 2

Ingredients 

How to Make

  • Heat fresh, filtered water to a rolling boil.
  • Place each chocolate tea bag in a standard sized mug. Pour 3 oz. water in each mug and steep for 5-7 minutes.
  • Remove tea bags, stir in agave nectar. Top with steamed milk and garnish with a candy cane or peppermint stick.

 

There is no better way to embrace the aromas and flavors of the winter season than by preparing a festive holiday tea latte. Please share your creations with us on social media: @republicoftea #SipbySip

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Republic Chai $11.00
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Bold Black Chai $12.25
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Biodynamic® Holiday Chai Red Tea Bags $14.00
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Organic Peppermint Bark Herb Tea Bags $12.50
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Organic Vietnamese Cinnamon SuperHerb® Tea Bags $13.75
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Organic Double Dark® Chocolate Maté $16.75
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