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Buttery Rum Chai

Buttery Rum Chai

Indulge in this creamy buttery spice chai. What a perfect getaway from the cold winter. 

Spice Chai


  • 2 cups (460ml/16oz) water 
  • 1 cup (230ml/8oz) milk
  • 4 teaspoons (9 grams) CTC or Ceylon (fanning and dust grades) black tea
  • 4 slices ginger
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 8 whole cardamons
  • ½ teaspoon grated cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon rum



  1. Add 2 cups of water into the pot of the Qi Aerista Smart Tea Brewer.
  2. Add tea leaves inside tea filters. Then put into the infuser.
  3. Tap ‘Strong' mode (95C/203F, 8 mins) to start brewing.
  4. Grate nutmeg and cinnamon and place all the spices and ginger pieces in a microwave-safe container. Microwave the container at medium-power for 15 seconds.
  5. Fill the container with milk and microwave at medium-power. Pause and stir milk every 15 seconds until steam starts to rise.
  6. Drain out the spice and ginger and pour the warm milk into 2 mugs.
  7. Pour the hot tea over the mugs, ensuring the proportion of milk and tea is 1:1.
  8. Add rum in tea and top with butter.


directions on making spicy chai

 ingredients for spicy chai


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