Holiday Chai Tea Jelly Recipe

Chai Tea Jelly

Chai tea jelly is a sweet interpretation of a classic Indian tea that's perfect for the holidays. 


  • 2 cups water
  • 12 teaspoons of Chai Tea
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 (3 ounce) package liquid pectin
  • Yield: 4 1/2 pints


  1. Bring water to boil,
  2. Add tea (Use infuser or prepared bags)
  3. Steep for 10 minutes
  4. Remove infuser or discard tea bags
  5. Add sugar to brewed chai tea and bring to a boil
  6. Boil for 2 minutes slowly stirring constantly
  7. Remove from heat 
  8. Add pectin
  9. Return to boil and allow to boil for 1 minute
  10. Skim off any foam
  11. Pour hot chai tea jelly into mason jars, cover
  12. Let sit for a minimum of 20 minutes

Serve with cream cheese & toasted bread or as a filling for a yellow layer cake!

-- Recipe altered from original. Prepared by Hunca Munca's Good Karma

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