Just hearing the name of ‘pumpkin’ spice tea may make you think poorly of it. Pumpkin in tea may seem like a crazy idea indeed, but the taste is enough to make you crave it like crazy. It is an incredible tea – this warm and spicy drink contributes way more than we know in all aspects like taste, flavors, aroma, and health benefits.
It’s the perfect combination of tasty food with healthfulness. It is also one of the favorite masala chai for most chai lovers and gathering swift popularity among many new generation tea lovers. Let us explore and get to know more about this delectable pumpkin spice tea.
What Is Pumpkin Spice Tea?
Made from a combination of pumpkin puree and spices, pumpkin spice tea has an amazing taste. You can taste hints of the different flavors of spices, black tea, even the pumpkin puree used. When you drink pumpkin spice tea, you would experience layers of flavors, and that makes this tea more special among tea lovers. Not only can we use black tea, but also herbal tea for making pumpkin spice tea.
It has a natural sweetness that is loved by all. The slight bitterness of black tea and the tangy hint of spiciness compliment the sweetness perfectly. There are various shades in a single cup of pumpkin spice tea which makes it greatly enjoyable.
The strong smell of spices satisfies the efforts of making it. though the spicy flavor is dominant the sweet scent of pumpkin puree does attract your attention. The aroma is very relaxing and calming. Cinnamon and basal leaf fragrances affect the tea the most and also serves the purpose of aromatherapy.
Pumpkin Spice Chai Tea Latte
On chilled days having pumpkin spice tea in one hand and a favorite book in another, imagining this is just like another heaven. nowadays pumpkin spice chai tea latte is getting civilized. We do love it when we have it at Starbucks, but we can also make it at our home out of scratch
There are various recipes for pumpkin spice tea as it blends with many flavors. here’s the one
- Pumpkin spice tea bags/black tea
- Pumpkin puree
- Sugar according to the taste
- milk/almond milk/condensed milk
- Make the puree and heat it with spices
- Add milk and tea bags
- Now add sugar as per your taste
- Beat the tea till you see nice froth in it
Pour your pumpkin spice chai tea latte in two large cups sit back and enjoy your evening.
I hope that the pumpkin spice tea recipe helps you. Just relax and enjoy your time.
Now, let’s take a look at why should we drink pumpkin spice tea.
Benefits of Pumpkin Spice Tea
Pumpkin spice tea is not only a spicy and enjoyable beverage. In addition to its great taste and heart-warming aroma, it comes with several benefits. Since it contains pumpkin, spices, and tea leaves, you would be able to enjoy the benefits of all these ingredients in your tea. It would not be wrong to call it a powerhouse of nutrients. Let us look into some of the most significant benefits of pumpkin spice tea. You can say right away that including this beverage in your daily diet is worth it.
As pumpkin is rich in vitamin A it is beneficial for our eyesight. The orange-yellow puree is rich in carotenoids which our body can convert into vitamin A and helps in improving our eyesight.
Rich in antioxidants
Pumpkin is a high source of antioxidants, which are very important for our immune system as they fight and protect our body cells from free radicals and foreign particles. It protects us from diseases. Including pumpkin spice chai tea latte in our diet will surely improve your immune system
Improves blood circulation
Good circulation means a healthy body. Ginger and pumpkin work well for maintaining good blood circulation. Having good blood circulation helps in maintaining oxygen levels in every cell of our body.
Every sip of pumpkin spice tea uplifts and relishes your mood. It is caffeine-free if you are looking for some drink having less caffeine and still energies you. This cup of tea is for you. The spices alert you, their strong aroma and taste changes the whole mood
When you are drinking pumpkin spice tea you are consuming cinnamon which has anti-inflammatory properties. if you have sore muscles are a pain in muscles this drink will be great for you and will help to reduce your pain.
Pumpkin spice tea is a pack of different spices and their properties. Cloves in pumpkin spice tea contain eugenol which is a natural anesthetic. It kills bacteria in our oral cavity reduces gum inflammation. This is a temporary solution for toothache. You should consult with your dentist for a permanent solution.
Spices like ginger, cinnamon, cloves, basil leaf, etc have great medicinal properties and every cup of pumpkin spice tea is a pack of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals which would keep your body healthy and protect it from diseases.
Being a pumpkin lover as well as a spice fan pumpkin spice chai tea latte is one of my favorite teas. Once you have this sip of tea you will surely become a fan of this tea – it simply tastes delicious. I started including it in my diet and it has proved to be beneficial in keeping me healthy. Everyone should try this divine drink. It has everything within it is full of taste great scent and healthy for your body too. Sometimes the frothiness makes me have this cup of tea.