• Oreo
  • Cakes & Brownies
  • Black Forest
  • Smoothies
  • Bournville
Welcome User
Celebration Desserts

Delicious Chocolate Tea Blends for a Unique Holiday Beverage

solar_calendar-linear May 15, 2024 12:00:00 PM

Homenavigation-arrowArticlesnavigation-arrowDelicious Chocolate Tea Blends for a Unique Holiday Beverage

whatsup instagram facebook twitter icon link

Celebrate the holidays with enchanting chocolate tea blends, from Classic Chocolate Black Tea to Hazelnut Chocolate Mate. These recipes blend history and culture, offering warmth and indulgence in every sip.

Delicious Chocolate Tea Blends for a Unique Holiday Beverage

Embarking on a journey through the realm of chocolate tea blends unveils a unique and captivating holiday beverage. As the festive season unfolds, the air becomes infused with the aroma of spices and sweetness setting the stage for indulgence and cozy warmth. Amidst an array of treats, it is worth exploring a gem that often goes unnoticed; the harmonious fusion of two ancient and revered ingredients – Chocolate and tea. This delightful concoction traces its origins back to the Mayans and Aztecs who were first to recognize cocoa’s potential. With the addition of sugar and milk by Europeans, chocolate rapidly gained popularity. Tea, originating from China, has symbolized hospitality and comfort throughout history. When these two elements come together during the holiday season, they create not just a beverage but an enchanting experience that evokes a sense of awe and nostalgia.

1. Classic Chocolate Black Tea

Required Ingredients:

  • Black tea leaves,
  • cocoa nibs,
  • essence of vanilla.


  • Infuse black tea leaves along with cocoa nibs in boiling water for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Add a touch of vanilla essence to enhance its charm, sweeten according to your preference.

Tip: Opt for high-quality loose leaf tea combined with cocoa nibs to savor a more indulgent flavor profile.

2. Green Tea with Mint and Dark Chocolate


  • Fresh mint leaves,
  • green tea leaves,
  • chocolate shavings.


  • Steep the mint and green tea in water for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the chocolate until it melts.

Tip: For a touch of festivity and a minty flavor you can add a peppermint stick.

3. Chai with Spiced Chocolate


  • Assam tea,
  • cinnamon,
  • cardamom cloves,
  • grated chocolate.


  • Bring all the ingredients (except chocolate) to a boil then let them simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the chocolate to the mixture and stir until it melts. Finally strain the chai.

Tip: To enhance its taste, serve this chai with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of cocoa powder.

4. White Tea with Lavender and White Chocolate



  • White tea leaves,
  • dried lavender flowers,
  • white chocolate.


  • Steep the tea leaves and dried lavender flowers in water for 4 to 6 minutes.
  • Then add melted chocolate to complete this blend.

Tip: For a delicate floral note that beautifully complements the white chocolate flavor, opt for culinary lavender.

5. Rooibos with Orange Peel and Dark Chocolate


  • Rooibos tea,
  • orange peel,
  • dark chocolate chunks.


  • Infuse rooibos tea and orange peel in water for 5 minutes.
  • Add dark chocolate chunks into the mix while stirring until they melt completely.

Pro Tip: For a burst of flavor, you can garnish your tea with either a cinnamon stick or a slice of orange.

6. Raspberry Chocolate Black Tea


  • Black tea leaves,
  • dried raspberries,
  • chocolate chips.


  • Steep the tea with raspberries for about 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Then add the chocolate chips.
  • Let them melt.

Tip: If you prefer a fruitier taste, you can also use fresh raspberries as a garnish or add them directly into the tea.

7. Coconut Chocolate Oolong



  • Oolong tea,
  • coconut flakes,
  • milk chocolate pieces.


  • Steep the oolong tea and coconut in water for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Mix in the milk chocolate until it becomes smooth.

Extra tip: To enhance the nutty flavor consider toasting the coconut flakes.

8. Caramel Chocolate Herbal Tea


  • A blend of tea leaves,
  • caramel bits,
  • cocoa powder.


  • Brew your tea as usual and then stir in the caramel bits and cocoa until they are well combined.

Extra tip: To balance out the sweetness and bring out the chocolate flavor more, add just a pinch of sea salt.

9. Ginger Chocolate Pu-erh


  • Pu-erh tea,
  • ginger root,
  • sweet chocolate.


  • Gently simmer all the ingredients for 15 minutes then strain the mixture.

Tip: To enhance the spice of the ginger, you can consider adding a touch of honey or maple syrup.

10. Hazelnut Chocolate Mate


  • Yerba mate,
  • hazelnuts,
  • milk chocolate curls.


  • Brew yerba mate with hazelnuts.
  • Mix in the milk chocolate until it melts completely.

Tip: For an intensified flavor crush the hazelnuts before adding them to your brew.

11. Bourbon Vanilla Chocolate Tea


  • Black tea,
  • bourbon,
  • vanilla bean,
  • chocolate chunks.


  • Infuse tea and vanilla bean in water before stirring in dark chocolate chunks.

Tip: For an intense taste profile consider serving this blend with a splash of milk.

12. Maple Chocolate Chamomile



  • Chamomile tea,
  • maple syrup,
  • white chocolate.


  • Steep chamomile tea as usual. Then whisk in maple syrup and melted chocolate.

Tip: Opt for pure maple syrup to enjoy a natural and robust flavor.

Conclusion: Cheers to the Warmth of the Holiday Season

As the nights get longer and the weather turns colder, these chocolate infused tea blends offer more than a way to keep warm, they provide a moment to pause and indulge serving as a reminder of the joys and traditions of this time of the year. Each cup tells a story combining history, culture and personal preferences. Whether you're looking for comfort, celebration or simply a new twist on your tea routine, these recipes embody the enduring allure of chocolate and tea. So, this holiday season dive into the art of brewing, relish every sip and let these blends fill your home with a festive aroma.


Add Desserts Corner to your home screen, for easy access.