Masala Chai with cookies, cakes or cup cakes – Surprise ingredient
Masala Chai with cookies, cakes or cup cakes – Surprise ingredient. Winter comes, the cold … and therefore the desire to stay at home and prepare something sweet and warming: maybe some Christmas cookies, some candy …
Dreaming of cosy, winter afternoons on the couch with a good book and a delicious cup of tea.
Christmas time – Easy Handmade Gift Ideas
Maybe you are also still looking for christmas present for someone… A small bag full of delicious self-made spicy and exotic cookies could be the perfect solution for that.
What is better than cookies made with love in winter time? Moreover, that way you can also lend Santa a hand! He will be really grateful.
Use tea as an ingredient in your recipes
Today we give you some delicious suggestions to use organic tea not only as a hot drink, but also as an ingredient. This way you can refine many recipes, cookies, cakes, pies, tartlets or fine desserts … with black tea, green, rooibos, fruit or herbal tea.
You can give free rein to your imagination and let yourself be surprised by the final creations.
New sensations for your palate
Due to the special aroma of tea, desserts become a new sensation for the palate. In the upper level gastronomy, tea has been discovered as a special ingredient. Many new compositions are with Matcha green tea, not only for its bittersweet aroma, but for its beautiful colour which is preserved and increased during cooking and baking.
But not only Matcha powder tea is a perfect ingredient for sweets and cookies or even ice cream, we can also work with other varieties and fragrances such as Earl Grey black tea, or the spicy Chai with Masala essences. There are no limits to your imagination, just add a little tea to your favourite recipe, either a classic variety or a mixture of flavours.
Each variety of tea can be used in the form of loose whole leaves, in pyramid or classic tea bags. Use it by adding it to the top, the cream filling or directly the dough.
Renew your recipes every day with a special touch of gourmet tea
Today we give you a recipe idea with our black tea chai from Semper Tea.
Health Benefits of Black Tea
Do not forget that, in addition to giving a special touch to desserts through its flavour, black tea has numerous health benefits. Now you can enjoy them in a different and sweeter way!
Black tea is a great antioxidant due to its levels of polyphenols, and in addition, it is also a good stimulant. You can watch our blogs to learn more about the incredible properties of this tea.
Irresistible cheese tarts with chai for pre-Christmas dinner
Ingredients for 8 tartlets:
- 125 gr butter
- 300 gr oatmeal cookies
- 75 ml milk
- 1 chai pyramid tea bag from Semper Tea
- 375 gr cheese spread
- 125 gr sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 egg yolk
- 3 spoons of brown sugar
- 1 freezer bag
- Melt the butter in a saucepan and let it cool a bit.
- Put the oatmeal cookies in a freezer bag and crush them with the help of a rolling pin.
- Mix crumbs and butter well.
- With the help of a brush, spread the oil in the mould for tartlets.
- Distribute the mixture of crumbs and butter and press firm up to the edge.
- Put the mould in the refrigerator.
- Preheat the oven to 175ºC.
- Boil the milk and remove it from the heat, let the Semper Tea chai tea bag rest for about 6 minutes.
- Mix the cheese spread and the sugar.
- Add the eggs, the egg yolk and the milk chai.
- Distribute the dough evenly in the moulds.
- Bake for 25 minutes.
- Remove and let cool for about 30 minutes.
- Remove carefully the tartlets and allow them to cool completely.
- You can sprinkle brown sugar before serving with a cup of hot tea.
What a warming way to enjoy winter days!
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Semper Tea wishes you merry christmas and a happy new year 2019!
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• Semper Tea Chai
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