How To Make Vanilla Chai Cupcakes
Made with a blend of vanilla and chai, these easy chai cupcakes makes best spiced desserts. Get these on the table in no time!
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Prepare a cupcake pan with liners.
Chai Spice Mix:
In a small bowl or plastic bag, combine the cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and nutmeg. Set aside.
Cream together the butter and sugar.
Add the vanilla, then beat in one egg at a time.
Stir in 2 teaspoons of the chai spice mix.
Fold in the flour and buttermilk alternately, then stir until combined; making sure not to overmix.
Mix together the baking soda and vinegar in a separate bowl, then add it to the batter. Mix until combined.
Spoon the batter into the prepared cupcake tins until ¾ full.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
In a stand mixer, beat the butter until creamy.
On low, mix in the vanilla and the rest of the chai spice mix.
Carefully beat in the powdered sugar about ½ cup at a time.
If the buttercream is too thick, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of cold milk until the desired consistency is reached.
Pipe the buttercream onto cooled cupcakes with desired frosting tip.
Serve, and enjoy!
- Calories: 310.12kcal
- Fat: 18.00g
- Saturated Fat: 11.19g
- Trans Fat: 0.70g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 4.71g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.80g
- Carbohydrates: 35.88g
- Fiber: 0.47g
- Sugar: 27.73g
- Protein: 2.19g
- Cholesterol: 66.15mg
- Sodium: 65.12mg
- Calcium: 23.39mg
- Potassium: 41.95mg
- Iron: 0.63mg
- Vitamin A: 155.71µg
- Vitamin C: 0.13mg
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