Chai Tea Recipe with Truvía® Calorie-Free Sweetener

A popular coffee-bar alternative to a latte, chai tea combines black tea, spices, and milk. The savory notes from black pepper and various spices in this recipe give a wonderful aromatic experience to your home. This tea is made with Truvía® Calorie-Free Sweetener and has 45% fewer calories* and 63% less sugar* than the regular sugar-sweetened version. Makes 4 servings.

Serving size

1 cup (8 fl. oz.)


60 Calories


  • 2 cups (500 mL) of water

  • 6 whole black peppercorns

  • 2 slices of fresh ginger root

  • 1 small strip of orange peel

  • 14 tsp (1.25 mL) fennel seeds

  • 12 tsp (2.5 mL) cardamom seeds

  • 14 tsp (1.25) ground nutmeg

  • 7 whole cloves

  • 2 sticks of cinnamon

  • 3 bags of black tea

  • 3 cups (750 mL) 1% milk

  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) + 1 tsp (5 mL) Truvía® Calorie-Free Sweetener Spoonable*

*or 8 packets Truvía® Original Sweetener


  • 1.

    In a medium saucepan, combine peppercorns, ginger root, orange peel, fennel seed, cardamom, nutmeg, cloves, and cinnamon sticks. Using a mallet or the back of a ladle, lightly crush or bruise spices to release flavours.

  • 2.

    Add water to the pan, bring to a boil and simmer with lid on for 20 minutes

  • 3.

    Add the tea and steep for 10 minutes.

  • 4.

    Strain mixture, discarding spices and tea bags. (You should have approximately 1 cup/250 mL of spiced tea base).

  • 5.

    Combine Truvía® Calorie-Free Sweetener and milk, warm to desired temperature.

  • 6.

    Add tea spice base to warm milk mixture.

  • 7.

    Left over tea can be refrigerated and enjoyed cold or reheated, stir before serving.

*Each serving of tea has 60 calories and 7 grams of sugar per serving compared to the full-sugar version which has 110 calories and 19 grams of sugar per serving.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 60
Total Fat 1.5g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 75mg
Total Carbohydrate 12g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 7g
Erythritol 5g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 6% DV
Vitamin C 2% DV
Calcium 20% DV
Iron 0% DV