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Milked being poured into a glass full of iced chai latte.

Iced Vanilla Chai Latte

Super easy and refreshing drink full of delicious spices.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Indian, Vegan
Diet Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 83kcal


  • 250 ml boiling hot water
  • 1 bag black tea I used english breakfast tea
  • 2 pieces star anise
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground cardamom
  • 200 ml plant milk such as soya, almond, coconut milk - chilled
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp agave syrup or other sweetener
  • ice cubes


  • Boil hot water and add 1 teabag of black tea.
  • Add all the spices to your tea (star anise, cinnamon and cardamom).
  • Prepare your milk mixture by mixing chilled plant milk, vanilla extract and sweetener. Mix well with a fork or a spoon and let cool.
  • Fill two glasses with ice cubes.
  • Once cooled down, strain your tea and spices, then pour the tea over your ice cubes.
  • Finally, pour your milk mixture on top. Stir before serving.


  • If you don’t strain the spices, your latte will become powdery as cinnamon and cardamom don’t dissolve.
  • Make sure you use plenty of ice cubes for each serving. I tend to go for about 7 ice cubes per serving.
  • If you can, use a barista type of plant milk - they are often slightly thicker, making your latte creamier. 


Calories: 83kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg