Chai Spiced Coconut Milk


  • 5oz coconut milk
  • 1cup water
  • 1-2inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and roughly chopped (depending how spicy you like it)
  • 4Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1star anise
  • 1/2tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-2pinches cardamom
  • 1pinch cloves
  • extra whole star anise for garnish


  1. Add all ingredients to a pot on medium heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  2. Use a spoon to remove the whole star anise. Pour the remaining ingredients into a high-powered blender and blend for one minute, or until smooth.
  3. Serve in mugs and garnish with extra whole star anise.