Chai Cupcakes

I love chai. I love cupcakes. Why not combine the two?
They’re Phenomenal.

 

Chai Cupcakes

Chai Cupcakes

Chai Cupcakes

Ingredients:

For the Cupcakes

*2c all-purpose flour

*1 1/2 tsp. baking powder

*pinch of salt

*1 tbsp. Chai tea powder (Sub a tbsp. Super concentrated brewed chai tea.)

*1 tbsp. Brewed Chai tea

*1/4c Earth Balance (Or sweet butter) softened

*3/4c Packed light brown sugar

*2 large egg whites

*2/3c milk with room for 1 tbsp

*1 tbsp lemon juice

For the Frosting

*1c Light cream cheese softened

*1 1/2c confectioners sugar

*1 tbsp. lemon juice

*1 tsp. vanilla extract

*1/2 tsp. cinnamon

Directions

For the Cupcakes

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place 12 baking cups in a muffin/cupcake pan.

In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, Chai tea and Chai tea powder.

In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar until smooth.

Add the egg white in one at a time beating after each addition.

Combine your milk and one tbsp. lemon juice in a bowl. Let sit while you slowly add the flour mixture.

Lastly add the milk and lemon mixture to everything else until combined.

Spoon batter into baking cups using an ice cream scoop. (A tbsp. works well to)

Bake for 20 mins. Remove and cool for 5 mins in pan. Remove cupcakes and place on cooling rack.

For the Frosting

Beat the cream cheese and confectioners sugar together in a medium bowl until soft and light.

Beat in lemon, vanilla and cinnamon.

Spoon frosting on cupcakes.

Freeze for 3 months or store in airtight container for 3 days.

 

Do those look good or what!?

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