Chai Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

This Chai Cake is a special treat for chai tea lovers. Packed with fragrant spices and paired with a simple cream cheese frosting.

Servings 12


Chai Tea Milk:
1 1/2 cup milk
1 Tbsp Chai tea leaves 2 tea bags

Chai Cake:
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsps baking powder
3/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground cardamom
1/2 tsp ground allspice
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp ground ginger
3/4 cup unsalted butter room temperature
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cups light brown sugar packed
3 large eggs room temperature
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup Chai tea milk

Cream Cheese Frosting:
8 oz cream cheese full fat, room temperature
1 1/4 cups unsalted butter room temperature
4 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Assembly (optional):
cape gooseberries
whole allspice
whole star anise
whole cloves
whole green cardamom pods


Chai Tea Milk:

  1. Bring milk and tea to a boil in a small pot over med-high heat. Turn heat off and steep for 10mins. Strain and measure out 1 cup. Top up with milk if needed.

Chai Cake:

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