Chai Cinnamon Swirl Bundt Cake Recipe

Chai Cinnamon Swirl Bundt Cake Recipe

How To Make Chai Cinnamon Swirl Bundt Cake

Morning coffee would be better with a slice of this chai cinnamon swirl bundt cake topped with brown butter icing. Something wonderful to start your day.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 5 minutes
Total: 1 hour 20 minutes



  • 3cupsall purpose flour,spoon & leveled
  • tspbaking powder
  • tspsalt
  • cupsunsalted butter,softened to room temperature
  • 1cupbrown sugar,packed, light or dark
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • 5large eggs,at room temperature
  • ½cupfull fat sour cream,at room temperature
  • 2tsppure vanilla extract
  • ¾cupmilk,at room temperature
  • brown butter icing,salted caramel, or maple icing, optional for topping

For the Chai Cinnamon Swirl:

  • ¾cupbrown sugar,light or dark, packed
  • 2tspground cinnamon
  • 1tspground ginger
  • 1tspground cardamom
  • ½tspground allspice


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and grease a 10-inch bundt pan.


  1. Whisk the flour, baking powder, and salt together in a large bowl. Set aside.

  2. Using a handheld or stand mixer fitted with a paddle or whisk attachment beat the butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar together until creamed for about 2 minutes.

  3. Add the eggs, sour cream, and vanilla and beat on medium speed until combined. Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl as needed.

  4. Pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, add the milk, and beat on medium speed it all until the batter is completely combined.

Chai Cinnamon Swirl:

  1. Mix the swirl ingredients together in a medium bowl.

  2. Pour half of the cake batter evenly into the prepared bundt pan. Sprinkle the swirl ingredients evenly on top. Cover evenly with the remaining cake batter.

  3. Bake for 55 to 70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean with just a couple of lightly moist crumbs.

  4. Once done, remove from the oven and allow to cool for 2 hours inside the pan. Then, invert the slightly cooled bundt cake onto a wire rack or serving dish. Allow to cool completely.

  5. Drizzle icing over the cake before slicing and serving.

  6. Cover leftover cake tightly and store at room temperature for up to 2 days or in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.


  • Calories: 505.65kcal
  • Fat: 29.24g
  • Saturated Fat: 17.64g
  • Trans Fat: 1.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.76g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.56g
  • Carbohydrates: 55.04g
  • Fiber: 1.16g
  • Sugar: 30.16g
  • Protein: 6.86g
  • Cholesterol: 149.05mg
  • Sodium: 323.56mg
  • Calcium: 145.47mg
  • Potassium: 139.04mg
  • Iron: 2.20mg
  • Vitamin A: 264.23µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.17mg
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