Chai Ice Cream


Our Chai Ice Cream is a delightful frozen treat that combines the aromatic spices of Railway chai with the creamy goodness of vanilla ice cream. It’s a fusion of flavours that offers a refreshing and indulgent experience, perfect for those who love the warmth of chai and the coolness of ice cream.

Chai Ice Cream

Chai Ice Cream

Pull out that ice cream maker and enjoy a bit of Dessert Nirvana.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian & South Asian
Servings 6 Servings


  • 2 tbsp Railway Chai
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 tsp Organic Assam Tea (or other black tea)
  • 2 tsp Raw Sugar
  • 4 Egg Yolks
  • 3/4 cup White Sugar
  • 2 cups Milk Whole
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract


  • Crush the Chai spices slightly with a mortar and pestle
    2 tbsp Railway Chai
  • Place water in a small pot and add the Chai spices. Cover and bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and let simmer 15-20 minutes. Stirring once or twice.
    1 cup Water
  • Remove from heat, add the Assam tea, cover and let steep for 4 minutes. Strain Chai into a measuring cup, add 2 tsp raw sugar and stir to dissolve. You should have about ½ cup of Chai.
    1 tsp Organic Assam Tea, 2 tsp Raw Sugar
  • In a large bowl beat egg yolks and ¾ cup white sugar on medium speed until thick and pale yellow (2-3 minutes).
    4 Egg Yolks, 3/4 cup White Sugar
  • In a medium saucepan heat the milk and cream over medium heat until small bubbles begin to form on the surface. (about 160°F, 5-10 minutes).
    2 cups Milk
  • Temper the egg yolk mixture by whisking in the milk/cream mixture a little at a time until it is all combined. Return mixture to the pot, add a pinch of salt and cook over medium heat until mixture thickens slightly (about 10-12 minutes). Remove from the heat, stir in Chai and vanilla.
    1 pinch kosher salt, 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract, 1 cup whipping cream
  • Prepare an ice bath and cool mixture to room temperature in the ice bath. Chill mixture for a couple of hours in the fridge until you are ready to make the ice cream.
  • Follow ice cream maker directions to freeze.
Keyword Chai, Ice Cream
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