Black Cherry Chai Recipe

Four Seasons Hotel New York’s Black Cherry Chai infuses Hudson Valley Rye Whiskey with chai tea for a spicy flavor combination
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This recipe is courtesy of Four Seasons Hotels and Resort’s Cocktail Quarterly campaign

1
Servings
146
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

  • 8 filthy black cherries
  • 1 1/2 Ounce Chai tea infused Hudson Valley Rye Whiskey
  • 1/2 Ounce fresh squeezed lemon
  • 1/2 Ounce honey syrup

Directions

*To make the chai tea infused Rye Whiskey, combine 1 tablespoon loose leaf chai tea with 8 ounces Woodford rye whiskey in a small jar. Let sit for 2 hours, strain the tea and transfer to a glass bottle before using.*

Place cherries in a cocktail shaker and muddle.  Add tea infused Rye Whiskey, lemon and honey syrup to the cocktail shaker and fill with ice.  Build this cocktail over ice and muddled cherries, shake for 10 seconds when all the ingredients have been added.  Pour into rocks glass, Garnish with two cherries on a skewer.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
13g
14%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
17g
13%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Calcium, Ca
21mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
2µg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
2mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
3mg
0%
Sodium, Na
49mg
3%
Water
42g
2%

Cherry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Cherry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.