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Masala chai spiced hot chocolate

Masala Chai Hot Chocolate with Cardamom Vanilla Whipped Cream

Masala chai hot chocolate is your favorite wintery hot chocolate drink spiced up a few notches with some chai spices!
4.95 from 73 votes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 1 serving
Calories 148 kcal


  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons Hot Chocolate Mix
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 star anise
  • 3-5 cloves
  • 3 green cardamom pods
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg freshly grated

Cardamom Vanilla Whipped Cream

  • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • teaspoons sugar optional


Masala Chai Spiced Hot Chocolate

  • In small saucepan on medium high heat, simmer milk and all of the whole spices for about 3 minutes. Before it comes to a boil, stir in the hot chocolate mix.
  • Simmer for a few minutes, whisking occasionally. Remove whole spices from the pot. Pour into a mug, while straining out the whole spices and serve with marshmallows or Cardamom Vanilla Whipped Cream.

Cardamom Vanilla Whipped Cream

  • For best results, chill mixing bowl and whisk attachments before whipping cream.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine heavy whipping cream, sugar, vanilla and cardamom. Whip the mixture, with a whisk attachment until you get soft peaks, a light and airy topping.


Calories: 148kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 9gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 117mgPotassium: 473mgFiber: 3gSugar: 21gVitamin A: 516IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 356mgIron: 1mg
Keyword masala hot chocolate, masala chai hot chocolate,
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