Indulge in Deliciousness with this Chocolate Chai Coffee Mix

Step right up, all you coffee and chai tea lovers! I have a recipe that will quite literally blow your socks off. Picture this: a warm, comforting mug of chocolate chai coffee in the morning, as you get ready to take on your day. Doesn’t that sound divine?

This recipe combines warm, rich traditional chai spices, like cinnamon, ginger and cardamom with the sweet and decadent flavors of chocolate. The result? A drink so delicious and satisfying that you’ll wonder how you ever drank plain old coffee.

But let’s not forget about the health benefits! Chai tea is known for its antioxidant properties, while cocoa powder has been linked to reduced inflammation and improved heart health. Plus, with options for substitutions and variations, this recipe can easily be tailored to meet any dietary needs.

So why not give in to temptation and indulge in a cup of chocolate chai coffee today? Trust me, your taste buds (and your body!) will thank you.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Chocolate Chai Coffee Mix
Chocolate Chai Coffee Mix

If you’re a fan of spicy chai teas or a lover of rich, warm chocolate flavors, this Chocolate Chai Coffee Mix recipe is perfect for you! This drink combines the best of both worlds to create a delicious and comforting drink that is sure to satisfy your taste buds.

One thing that sets this recipe apart from typical chai latte mixes is the addition of unsweetened cocoa powder. The cocoa powder not only enhances the chocolate flavor in the drink but also gives it a richer and more indulgent taste. It’s the perfect beverage to enjoy on a chilly evening, snuggled up in your favorite blanket with a good book.

Another great thing about this recipe is its versatility. You can customize it to your liking by adjusting the amount of sugar or spices you use. If you prefer a spicier drink, you can add a bit more ground ginger and white pepper. Similarly, if you have a sweet tooth, you can add more sugar or even top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.

Lastly, this recipe is incredibly easy to make. With just 1 1/2 cups of white sugar, 1/2 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder, and some traditional chai spices like ground cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, and cloves, you can create a mix that will last for several servings. All you need to do is add some hot water and your favorite tea bags or coffee grounds to make the perfect Chocolate Chai Latte or Chai Coffee Drink.

So why not try making this Chocolate Chai Coffee Mix at home? It combines warm, rich traditional chai spices with delicious chocolate flavor for an unforgettable comfort mug that’s perfect any time of day. Whether you’re hosting friends or just craving a little pick-me-up during the day, this recipe is sure to become one of your favorites!

Ingredient List

 Let the chocolate and spice blend in each cup for a cozy experience!
Let the chocolate and spice blend in each cup for a cozy experience!

Below are the ingredients you’ll need to make this rich and comforting Chocolate Chai Coffee Mix Recipe:

For the Chai Spice Blend:

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • A pinch of salt

For the Chocolate Chai Coffee Mix:

  • 2 cups white sugar (granulated sugar)
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup chai spice blend (see recipe above)
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips or chopped chocolate (optional)

To Make a Cup of Chocolate Chai Coffee:

  • 1 tablespoon of a black tea blend that complements chai spices (or use chai tea if available)
  • Hot water to steep the tea (about 6 ounces)
  • 3 tablespoons of Chocolate Chai Coffee Mix
  • Milk, dairy or non-dairy, to desired taste and creaminess

Take note that measurements are in US customary units. Adjust according to your preference.

The Recipe How-To

 Stir up a little bit of magic with every sip of this flavorful coffee mix.
Stir up a little bit of magic with every sip of this flavorful coffee mix.

Now that you have gathered your ingredients, let’s start making our Chocolate Chai Coffee Mix Recipe.

Step 1: Make the chai tea

In a small pot, boil 2 cups of water, add 6 cardamom pods, 1 cinnamon stick, 4 cloves, and 2 teaspoons of ginger powder. Let it simmer for 5 minutes or until fragrant. Then turn off the heat and add in 2 chai tea bags. Let it steep for around 5-10 minutes or until strong enough.

Step 2: Add cocoa powder and spices

In a large mixing bowl, mix together 1 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder, 2 cups of white sugar, 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon of ground ginger, 1 teaspoon of ground cardamom, 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon of salt. After mixing them evenly, add the cooled brewed tea to the dry ingredients.

Step 3: Mix well and store

Whisk all ingredients well with a balloon whisk until smooth and all lumps are gone. Then transfer the mix into an air-tight jar or container.

Step 4: Make a cup of chocolate chai coffee

Spoon two tablespoons of the chocolate chai coffee mix into a large mug or glass, then add in hot water or your favorite brewed coffee to make yourself a rich and flavorful cup of chai chocolate coffee. If you want to make a dirty chocolate chai, add some espresso or coffee to it too.

Store the remaining mix in a cool place for up to one month.


Substitutions and Variations

 Get your chocolate fix and a caffeine boost with this delicious recipe.
Get your chocolate fix and a caffeine boost with this delicious recipe.

Dear coffee lovers,

If you are looking for some creative ways to spice up your Chocolate Chai Coffee Mix, I have gathered a few substitutions and variations that will bring excitement to your taste buds.

Instead of using traditional chai tea bags, try using loose leaf black tea or Lipton tea bags. You can also experiment with different brands of chai tea to find your favorite flavor profile.

If you prefer a lighter sweetness, replace the 2 cups of white sugar with 1 ½ cups of granulated sugar. In addition, you can substitute unsweetened cocoa powder with sweetened cocoa powder for an extra chocolatey taste.

For those who love the spice blend but not the chocolate flavor, you can make a Chai Coffee mix by removing the cocoa powder and add black coffee instead.

Adding some dark chocolate chunks to the mix will create a Dirty Chocolate Chai that combines warm richness of traditional chai spices and chocolate indulgence.

If you prefer a latte texture, combine 1 cup of warm milk and 1 tbsp of Chocolate Chai Coffee Mix in a jar and shake well. Then pour over ice or enjoy heated as a cozy comfort mug.

To elevate your latte recipe, use white chocolate chips instead of dark chocolate or mix in some cocoa powder for a Cocoa Tea recipe. This recipe is perfect for those seeking to add some sweetness balance into their hot summer day.

I hope these substitution ideas allow you to get creative with your Chocolate Chai Coffee Mix and experiment with new flavors at home.

Serving and Pairing

 Satisfy your coffee and chocolate cravings in one go with this simple yet delicious recipe.
Satisfy your coffee and chocolate cravings in one go with this simple yet delicious recipe.

Once you’ve prepared the chocolate chai coffee mix, have it hot, icy or however you like it. As the name suggests, this decadent chocolate chai recipe combines warm and rich traditional chai spices like cinnamon, ginger and cardamom to create a comforting and flavorful drink.

Serving: Serve your chocolate chai coffee hot or cold based on your preference. Some coffee drinkers love their drinks hot during the winter months when they crave warmth, while others prefer to have them cold for a refreshing boost in the summer. Whatever you choose, this chocolate chai coffee mix recipe is perfect to delight any time of year.

Pairing: Pair this taste bud stimulating beverage with some Indian tea-time snacks like Samosas or Pakoras. Not only are these savory bites perfect for satisfying your hunger cravings, but they also perfectly complement the flavors present in this chocolate chai recipe. For those that enjoy a dessert after their meal, our recommendation would be freshly baked cookies like shortbread or even cakes like carrot cake work well with adding to the rich flavors of this comfort drink.

This chocolaty and spiced coffee drink is sure to tantalize your senses with its rich aroma and flavor. Enjoy a cup of deliciousness with friends and family whenever you wish or even makes for a great holiday gift!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Bring the warmth of a cozy fire into your home with this delicious chocolate chai coffee mix.
Bring the warmth of a cozy fire into your home with this delicious chocolate chai coffee mix.

Now that you have prepared the chocolate chai coffee mix, you might be wondering how best to store and reheat it. Luckily, this recipe is perfect for making ahead and storing for later.

To make ahead: Simply prepare the mix as directed in the recipe and allow it to cool completely. Then, transfer the mix into an airtight container and store it in a cool, dry place for up to 3 months.

To reheat: Gently whisk the mix to loosen any clumps that may have formed while storing. Scoop out 2 tablespoons of the mix into a mug and add hot water or warm milk. Stir well until completely combined, and enjoy your warm, rich traditional chai spiced chocolate coffee drink.

If you’d like to make a larger batch of this delicious drink ahead of time for serving at a party or gathering, simply double or triple the recipe ingredients and prepare as instructed above. You can also make a big pot of chai tea as a base for this drink, and then add in the cocoa powder and other ingredients when reheating.

Overall, this chocolate chai coffee mix is easy to make ahead of time and stores well for later use. Perfect for savoring on a cold winter evening or sharing with friends over dessert!

Tips for Perfect Results

 Perfect for chilly mornings or cuddling up with a good book on a rainy day.
Perfect for chilly mornings or cuddling up with a good book on a rainy day.

If you’re looking to make the perfect cup of chocolate chai coffee, there are a few tips and tricks that can help you achieve the warm, rich, and comforting mug you’re after.

Here are some tips to ensure your chocolate chai coffee turns out perfectly every time:

1. Use high-quality ingredients: The quality of your ingredients can vastly impact the flavor and overall outcome of your drink. Opt for fresh spices, high-quality cocoa powder, and a good quality coffee or tea.

2. Don’t overheat your milk: Overheating your milk can lead to curdling or scorching. It’s important to warm your milk slowly over medium heat while stirring constantly.

3. Brew your tea and coffee separately: To get the right texture and strength for both tea and coffee, it is recommended to brew them separately.

4. Mix well to avoid clumps: Mixing your spices, cocoa powder, and sugar thoroughly before adding it to your hot liquids will help avoid clumps that could ruin the smooth texture of your drink.

5. Adjust sweetness to taste: The recipe calls for 1 1/2 cups of sugar but feel free to adjust according to preference. If you prefer a sweeter drink, add more sugar; if you prefer it less sweet, reduce the amount used.

6. Experiment with variations: The recipe provides a solid base for a delicious chocolate chai coffee mix, but there’s always room for experimentation. Try adding flavored syrups like vanilla or caramel for added depth and sweetness.

By following these tips and experimenting with variations, you will be able to create the perfect cup of chocolate chai coffee that combines warm richness with traditional chai spices and chocolate flavor all in one comfort mug. Enjoy!


As with any recipe, you may have some questions. You might be wondering about the best way to store the Chocolate Chai Coffee Mix or how to make substitutions or variations for certain ingredients. To help you get the most out of this recipe, I’ve put together some frequently asked questions and their corresponding answers.

How do you add chocolate flavor to coffee?

To create a coffee with a delicious chocolate twist, I’d suggest incorporating some unsweetened cocoa powder to your coffee grounds. A scoop of 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons should do the trick. After thoroughly mixing everything, you can add a touch of cream to the brewed coffee to create a velvety and sophisticated beverage that’s similar to hot cocoa for adults.

Does coffee and chai taste good together?

For those in need of an extra jolt of caffeine, a Dirty Chai could be the perfect choice. This coffee drink is a twist on a classic chai latte, with one or two shots of espresso added to the mix. Whether served hot or cold, this blended beverage is sure to satisfy the taste buds. Other variations also exist, giving a wider range of options to enjoy.

Can you mix chocolate with coffee?

When it comes to culinary fusion, chocolate and coffee are known to create a delightful combination. The addition of chocolate in coffee beverages and desserts like brownies can work wonders in mellowing out the bold and bitter taste of coffee.

What is chocolate chai latte?

If you’re seeking a delectable and comforting treat to enjoy, then Chocolate Chai Latte Mix is worth considering. This mix mixes classic chai spices like cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, and cloves with a hint of chocolate, resulting in a noteworthy and delightful flavor. Sipping on this warm beverage is like experiencing warmth and comfort in a single mug.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, the Chocolate Chai Coffee Mix Recipe is a must-try for any coffee lover looking to enjoy a warm and comforting drink. The combination of chai spices with chocolate and coffee creates a flavor that will leave your taste buds satisfied and your heart warmed.

So why not try out this recipe today? With simple ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions, you can whip up a batch in no time. Whether it be for a cozy night in or a festive gathering with friends, the Chocolate Chai Coffee Mix Recipe is sure to please.

And don’t forget, with the option to substitute or vary ingredients, you can make this recipe your own. So go ahead and experiment a little! Try out different types of tea or add more cocoa powder for an extra chocolatey flavor.

In the end, what really makes this recipe special is the way it combines warmth, comfort, and deliciousness into one perfect mug. So take a moment for yourself, settle into your favorite chair, and sip away on a cup of chocolate chai coffee. You won’t regret it!

Chocolate Chai Coffee Mix

Chocolate Chai Coffee Mix Recipe

Add a spicy twist to your coffee.
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Prep Time 4 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine International
Calories 41.6 kcal


  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom


  • Mix sugar, cocoa powder, cinnamon, salt, ginger, pepper, cloves, and cardamom together in an airtight container; seal and shake.
  • To serve: put 2 tablespoons mix into a mug. Fill mug halfway with fresh brewed coffee, stir, and add milk or creamer.

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Serving: 11gCalories: 41.6kcalCarbohydrates: 10.7gProtein: 0.2gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.1gSodium: 29.4mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 10g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Beverages, Easy, For Large Groups, Healthy, Low Cholesterol, Low Protein
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