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Sunday, August 18, 2013

Vanilla Chai Pound Cake

I just love Vanilla Chai Tea and was really amazed to find this cake recipe, I have found you can use lots of teas in making cakes and cookies for a delightful flavor
Recipe adapted from

For the cake:
1 cup milk
6 Vanilla Chai Tea bags
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
3 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

For the glaze:
1/2 cup boiling water
6 Vanilla Chai Tea bags
3 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar


Heat milk in a heatproof bowl or measuring cup to almost boiling in microwave (took

about 90 seconds in mine) Add tea bags and let tea steep for 6 minutes. Strain and set

aside to cool.
Grease and flour bundt pan, set aside.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.
In mixing bowl, cream butter until fluffy. Add in sugar and cream. Add eggs, one at a

time, making sure to completely incorporate.
Fold in flour and tea infused milk. Just till combined.
Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 45-55 minutes until

golden on top and a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Let cool in pan before inverting onto serving plate.
For the glaze, steep tea bags in boiling water for 6 minutes, Strain, In large bowl

whisk tea into powdered sugar until smooth and creamy, drizzle over cooled cake.

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