Ok I must admit I am not a huge tea drinker but I have been dabbling a bit using tea in my
recipes. I love matcha green tea powder mixed in some vanilla frozen yogurt and now I love
these Vanilla Chai Cupcakes. First time I tried Chai was in this recipe. I may not drink tea but
I sure will eat it! FYI my Chai Latte friends loved this cupcake!
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cake flour
1 2/3 cups sugar
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 cup vegetable oil
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup Masala Chai Concentrate (I used Teopia it's a pre-mixed liquid)
1/2 cup milk (I used 1%)
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Makes 22-24 cupcakes.
Whisk the dry ingredients together. Add the oil, eggs and vanilla;mix together. Using a
mixer gradually add the chai;mix until smooth. Stir in the milk and then spoon the batter
cupcake tins. Bake for 20-22 minutes or until the edges are lightly golden brown. Let cool
on cooling racks.
VANILLA CHAI CREAM
1 8oz. package of cream cheese, softened 1 tsp. vanilla
4 tbsp. Masala Chai Concentrate about 3 cups of icing sugar.
Using a hand
the cream cheese and vanilla. Gradually add the icing sugar and liquid chai; alternating. Until
have a creamy and thick consistency. Frost cupcakes and sprinkle with a little
store the cupcakes in the fridge and just bring them out to soften for a few minutes before I