Vanilla Chai Cupcakes Recipe

Vanilla Chai Cupcakes Recipe

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!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Cupcake:

  • ½cupbutter,(1 stick)
  • 1cupsugar
  • 2tspvanilla extract
  • 2eggs
  • cupsall-purpose flour,sifted
  • ½cupbuttermilk
  • ½tspbaking soda
  • ½tspapple cider vinegar

For Chai Spice Mix:

  • tspground cardamom
  • tspground cinnamon
  • ½tspground ginger
  • ¼tspground cloves
  • ¼tspground nutmeg

For Buttercream:

  • 1cupbutter,(2 sticks)
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 2cupspowdered sugar,sifted
  • 1tbspcold milk,as needed to thin out

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Prepare a cupcake pan with liners.

Chai Spice Mix:

  1. In a small bowl or plastic bag, combine the cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and nutmeg. Set aside.

Cupcakes:

  1. Cream together the butter and sugar.

  2. Add the vanilla, then beat in one egg at a time.

  3. Stir in 2 teaspoons of the chai spice mix.

  4. Fold in the flour and buttermilk alternately, then stir until combined; making sure not to overmix.

  5. Mix together the baking soda and vinegar in a separate bowl, then add it to the batter. Mix until combined.

  6. Spoon the batter into the prepared cupcake tins until ¾ full.

  7. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Buttercream:

  1. In a stand mixer, beat the butter until creamy.

  2. On low, mix in the vanilla and the rest of the chai spice mix.

  3. Carefully beat in the powdered sugar about ½ cup at a time.

  4. If the buttercream is too thick, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of cold milk until the desired consistency is reached.

  5. Pipe the buttercream onto cooled cupcakes with desired frosting tip.

  6. Serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • 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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