Sweet + Spicy Cider-Chai Tea Cocktail
Move over, pumpkin spice latte. There's a new fall drink in town. This one combines the spiciness and warmth of chai with smooth rum and fresh apple cider.
- 2 chai tea bags or 1 ounce chai concentrate
- 1 cup fresh apple cider see the Bon Appetit link above if you'd like to make your own—use 7 ounces cider if you're using chai concentrate
- 2 ounces gold rum spiced if you wish
- Orange slices and cinnamon sticks for garnish
If using tea bags:
Heat apple cider on the stove just until boiling, then immediately turn to lowest setting (just hot enough to keep the cider warm). Place tea bags in cider and let steep for 3-5 minutes. Stir in rum to heat, then pour into a mug or heat-safe glass and let sit until cool enough to sip. Garnish with an orange slice or cinnamon stick.
If using chai concentrate: