Autumn Spice Mix: Chai Spice

17 Sep

I love my food cravings in autumn… apple pie, spiced cakes, hearty soups, tea… anything warm and anything spiced! My favorite go-to autumn spices are always cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, and allspice! These spices to me can be added to just about anything, sweet and savory!! In addition to these single spices, I love the combinations too. But these (like pumpkin pie spice) can be a little expensive especially when you already have all the components on hand (or at least I always do :P)

This is my new go-to: Chai Spice!  It has the most amazing and complex flavor and scent!  Your tastebuds will go berzerk (:


Chai Spice Blend

Yields about 2 1/2 tablespoons

4 teaspoons cinnamon

2 teaspoon cardamom

1 teaspoon ginger

1/2 teaspoon cloves

1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper


Combine all in a small dish and sprinkle on everything!


3 Responses to “Autumn Spice Mix: Chai Spice”

  1. luminousvegans September 17, 2013 at 6:05 pm #

    This is perfect. I’ve been looking for something like this. Do you use whole cardamom or is there a powdered/ground up form?


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