Recipes and Cooking Chai Tea Toddy 3.3 (12) Cinnamon sticks, cardamom pods, and fresh ginger all play a role in developing the delicious flavors in this slow cooker drink. It's perfect for sipping on cold winter nights. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 27, 2017 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 15 mins Slow Cook Time: 2 hrs Stand Time: 5 mins Total Time: 2 hrs 20 mins Servings: 10 Yield: 8 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 tablespoon chopped, peeled fresh ginger 2 3 inch cinnamon sticks, broken 10 whole cardamom pods, crushed 10 whole cloves 5 whole peppercorns 4 cup half-and-half 3 cup water ½ cup honey 4 black tea bags ½ - 1 cup brandy Ground cinnamon, nutmeg, or cardamom Directions For spice bag, place first five ingredients (through peppercorns) on a double-thick, 6- to 8-inch square of 100%-cotton cheesecloth. Bring up corners; tie closed with 100%-cotton string. In a 3 1/2- or 4-qt. slow cooker combine half-and-half, the water, and honey. Add spice bag. Cover and cook on low 2 to 3 hours. Turn off cooker. Remove and discard spice bag. Add tea bags to mixture in cooker, draping strings over sides. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes. Remove tea bags, squeezing gently to remove liquid. Stir in brandy. Sprinkle lightly with ground cinnamon. If desired, serve with additional cinnamon sticks. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 200 Calories 10g Fat 19g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 10 Calories 200 % Daily Value * Total Fat 10g 13% Saturated Fat 7g 35% Cholesterol 34mg 11% Sodium 63mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 19g 7% Total Sugars 18g Protein 3g Vitamin C 1mg 5% Calcium 105mg 8% Iron 0.1mg 1% Potassium 172mg 4% Folate, total 8mcg Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.