How to Make Chai-Tea Cake

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How to Make Chai-Tea Cake Recipe
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I used store-bought WHITE cake mix. Simply substitute water with the chai. Since I was making a loaf cake, the ingredients are halved. Double the amount for the chai if using the whole box.

I used store-bought WHITE cake mix. Simply substitute water with the chai. Since I was making a loaf cake, the ingredients are halved. Double the amount for the chai if using the whole box.

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Make the chai by bringing the water & milk to a boil; throw in the tea leaves. Add the chai masala if you want aromatic spices in your cake.

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Let it brew on medium heat until 1/2C remains. Strain the tea into a measuring cup.

Let it brew on medium heat until 1/2C remains. Strain the tea into a measuring cup.

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I recommend real tea leaves from India just because it's more potent & flavorful. I use tea by the Tata brand. It can be found online or at an Indian store. I just think "chai latte mix" won't work.

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The cake mix, chai, egg & melted margarine (instead of oil). (Remember, I used half the box hence half the amount of ingredients. Follow the instructions on the box.

The cake mix, chai, egg & melted margarine (instead of oil). (Remember, I used half the box hence half the amount of ingredients. Follow the instructions on the box.

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The batter -- before it was thrown into the oven. The box did warn against eating the batter, but oh well, had to clean up the bowl. 😁

The batter -- before it was thrown into the oven. The box did warn against eating the batter, but oh well, had to clean up the bowl. 😁

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The color after baking was beautiful!

The color after baking was beautiful!

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Serve it plain or frost it first!

Serve it plain or frost it first!

Ingredients

For the chai: 
½ Cups Water 
¼ Cups Milk 
Tablespoons Loose chai tea leaves 
1 Teaspoon Chai masala (optional) 
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