Chilled Chai Latte

This light and airy foamed tea beverage coaxes incredible flavors from just a few ingredients.

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  • 1 cup (240 ml) cold skim milk
  • 1 ½ cups (360 ml) brewed chai tea
  • 2 cups (260 g) ice cubes, divided use
  • 2 pinches ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon honey [or agave nectar], optional


  1. Place milk into the Vitamix Aer Disc container and secure the lid. Start the blender on its lowest speed, slowly increase to Variable 6, and blend for 30 seconds.
  2. Stop the machine and remove the lid. Add the chai and cinnamon. Secure the lid, select Variable 8, and Pulse 3 to 5 times to incorporate.
  3. Portion 1 cup of ice into each 16-ounce (480-ml) cup and pour the latte over top.

Chef's Notes

  • Important: This recipe only works with cold skim milk. It will not work with 1%, 2%, or whole milk. Likewise, it must be as cold as possible, which, combined with a lower speed, is what helps create the foam.