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Chai Cake

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Cake

2
tea bags flavored with orange rind and sweet spices
2/3
cup boiling water
1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon ground cardamom
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves
3/4
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine
2
eggs
1
teaspoon vanilla
Additional ground cinnamon, if desired

Chai Glaze

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
Reserved 2 tablespoons prepared tea
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. Line bottom and side of round pan, 8x1 1/2 inches, with cooking parchment paper. Grease paper with shortening; lightly flour. Place tea bags in boiling water in measuring cup; let stand 5 minutes. Remove tea bags, squeezing liquid into measuring cup. Add enough water to tea to measure 2/3 cup. Measure 1/2 cup tea for cake; reserve 2 tablespoons tea for glaze.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, the salt, ginger, cardamom and cloves; set aside. In large bowl, beat granulated sugar and 1/2 cup butter with electric mixer on medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally, until fluffy. Beat in eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla until smooth and blended. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with 1/2 cup tea until smooth. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake 28 to 33 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Stir in all remaining ingredients until smooth. Spread Chai Glaze over top of cooled cake, allowing some to drizzle down side. Sprinkle with additional cinnamon.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
145),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
54g
54%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
12%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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