Chai Walnut Shake
Walnut Marketing Board
Chai tea is a black tea blended with spices that can include cardamom, cloves, coriander and ginger. It is typically blended with milk and sugar to create a sweet, spiced warm beverage. This shake combines tea, walnuts and ice cream to create a creamy, sweet, spiced milk shake.
1 spiced chai tea bag
½ cup boiling water
½ cup California Walnuts
3-4 ice cubes
1 ½ cups light vanilla ice cream
Dash each of ground cinnamon and cloves OR a dash of pumpkin pie spice
2 tablespoons whipped cream, for garnish
1 tablespoon chopped California Walnuts, for garnish
- Place tea bag in boiling water and let steep 5 minutes. Remove tea bag.
- Combine tea, ½ cup walnuts and ice cubes in a blender. Cover and blend 1-2 minutes until walnuts are very finely chopped and mixture is thick.
- Add ice cream and spices; blend for 1-2 minutes until mixture is combined, scraping sides of blender if needed.
- Pour into two glasses and top each with whipped cream and ½ tablespoon of walnuts.
Rosemary Mark for the Walnut Marketing Board