Yield: ½ cup

Chai Spice Mix

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Make your own chai at home with this Chai Spice Mix recipe. This easy spice blend adds instant warming flavors to beverages, baked goods and more.


  • 3 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


    1. Mix all of the ingredients together in a small bowl. 
    2. Transfer to an airtight container.   
    3. Store in a cool, dry location until ready to use.


  • Does chai spice contain tea? This spice mix does not contain tea.
  • How long does this spice blend keep? Ground spices like this chai blend keep more or less indefinitely, if stored correctly.
  • I don't have cardamom. Can I leave it out? Cardamom is essential to an authentic chai flavor. If you leave it out, the spice blend will still taste good but not have the distinct flavor that sets chai apart.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 teaspoon

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 6Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 1gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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