Chai Tea Latte Cupcakes

These Chai Tea Latte Cupcakes are deliciously sweet with just a hint of spice, reminiscent of an actual Chai Tea Latte - my favourite coffee house drink.

 

These Chai Tea Latte Cupcakes are deliciously sweet with just a hint of spice, reminiscent of an actual Chai Tea Latte – my favourite coffee house drink.

 

These Chai Tea Latte Cupcakes are deliciously sweet with just a hint of spice, reminiscent of an actual Chai Tea Latte - my favourite coffee house drink. This recipe is super easy as it uses cake mix but you could also use your favourite white cupcake recipe instead.

 

This recipe is super easy as it uses cake mix but you could also use your favourite white cupcake recipe instead.

 

These Chai Tea Latte Cupcakes are deliciously sweet with just a hint of spice, reminiscent of an actual Chai Tea Latte - my favourite coffee house drink. This recipe is super easy as it uses cake mix but you could also use your favourite white cupcake recipe instead.

 

Since I originally published this recipe back in the early days of my blog, this has become one of my most favourite cupcake recipes. They are absolutely delectable. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!

 

These Chai Tea Latte Cupcakes are deliciously sweet with just a hint of spice, reminiscent of an actual Chai Tea Latte - my favourite coffee house drink. This recipe is super easy as it uses cake mix but you could also use your favourite white cupcake recipe instead.

 

The Turbinado sugar is not necessary but provides a nice crunchy texture in contrast to the cupcake.

 

These Chai Tea Latte Cupcakes are deliciously sweet with just a hint of spice, reminiscent of an actual Chai Tea Latte - my favourite coffee house drink. This recipe is super easy as it uses cake mix but you could also use your favourite white cupcake recipe instead.

 

Chai Tea Latte Cupcakes

Makes 24 cupcakes.

Ingredients:

4 Chai Tea  bags
1 1/2 Cups Boiling Water
1 package white cake mix
3 Eggs
1/3 Cup Vegetable oil

Chai Tea Latte Glaze:

1/2 Cup Milk
3 Chai Tea Bags
2 to 3 cups powdered Sugar
Turbinado Sugar   (Optional)

Directions:

1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

2)  Line muffin tray with cupcake baking cups.  (Approx. 24 standard)

3) Steep the tea bags in the boiling water until slightly cooled.  Squeeze tea bags out and then discard.

4)  Combine the cake mix, cooled prepared tea,  eggs and oil in large bowl until smooth.

5)  Spoon batter into baking cups and fill each cup roughly 3/4 full.

6)  Bake 20 minutes or until tops spring back when pressed down lightly.

7)  Remove to wire rack and allow to cool completely.

8)  Simmer milk in a small saucepan over medium head with tea bags until milk begins to scald.  Allow to cool and squeeze out tea bags.  Discard tea bags.

9)  Whisk milk into powdered sugar slowly until smooth and thick enough to dip and coat cupcakes.

10)  Set wire rack over waxed paper.  Dip tops of cupcakes into glaze and then place on rack.

11) If desired sprinkle with Turbinado sugar then allow to set.

 

 

These Chai Tea Latte Cupcakes are deliciously sweet with just a hint of spice, reminiscent of an actual Chai Tea Latte - my favourite coffee house drink. This recipe is super easy as it uses cake mix but you could also use your favourite white cupcake recipe instead.

5 from 1 vote
Chai Tea Latte Cupcakes
Servings: 24 Cupcakes
Ingredients
  • 4 Chai Tea bags
  • 1 1/2 Cups Boiling Water
  • 1 package white cake mix
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/3 Cup Vegetable oil
Chai Tea Latte Glaze:
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 3 Chai Tea Bags
  • 2 to 3 cups powdered Sugar
  • Turbinado Sugar (Optional)
Instructions
  1. 1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. 2) Line muffin tray with cupcake baking cups. (Approx. 24 standard)
  3. 3) Steep the tea bags in the boiling water until slightly cooled. Squeeze tea bags out and then discard.
  4. 4) Combine the cake mix, cooled prepared tea, eggs and oil in large bowl until smooth.
  5. 5) Spoon batter into baking cups and fill each cup roughly 3/4 full.
  6. 6) Bake 20 minutes or until tops spring back when pressed down lightly.
  7. 7) Remove to wire rack and allow to cool completely.
  8. 8) Simmer milk in a small saucepan over medium head with tea bags until milk begins to scald. Allow to cool and squeeze out tea bags. Discard tea bags.
  9. 9) Whisk milk into powdered sugar slowly until smooth and thick enough to dip and coat cupcakes.
  10. 10) Set wire rack over waxed paper. Dip tops of cupcakes into glaze and then place on rack.
  11. 11) If desired sprinkle with Turbinado sugar then allow to set.

 

 
These Chai Tea Latte Cupcakes are deliciously sweet with just a hint of spice, reminiscent of an actual Chai Tea Latte - my favourite coffee house drink. This recipe is super easy as it uses cake mix but you could also use your favourite white cupcake recipe instead.

 

This post, Chai Tea Latte Cupcakes, was originally posted in October of 2012.

 

61 thoughts on “Chai Tea Latte Cupcakes

  1. Aren’t they awesome? They are Reynolds Staybrite baking cups. They are so much better than your everyday ones.

  2. well this is a different kind of cupcake!! They look pretty tasty so this is one recipe I’m gonna have to try! Thank you so much for sharing!!

  3. My husband really likes spice cake and these will be something I
    will make for him for his birthday in September!
    Thanks, Cindi

  4. Omg, I bet these are so delicious! I’ve never made a tea flavoured cupcake before! What a treat for a cold fall day!

    thanks so much for the recipe

  5. OMG! These sound SO delicious and I’m a HUGE chai fan! Thank you SO much for sharing this recipe, I’m almost tempted to make them right now, but alas, it is 9:44 PM and I have to be up with the kiddos in the morning. Maybe tomorrow 😀

  6. The cupcakes are probably tasty, but those wrappers just make them look extra-classy! (As if chai tea cupcakes didn’t sound fancy enough!) Mmm…

  7. These look so good. I had some chai cookies last year and have been looking for a recipe ever since. These may help with that craving!

  8. 5 stars
    Late to this party, but oh my, these look delicious. Will be printing this one. Thanks for sharing. (again)

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