Chai Masala Cake with Vanilla Buttercream

neil bougourd | 23 May, 2023


2 3/4 cups flour ( I used GF)

3tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp salt

1 1/3 cups of sugar

2 1/2 Tbsp Ground Chai Masala

1 cup butter, room temp.

4 eggs

1 cup milk


2 cups unsalted butter

3 3/4 cups icing sugar

1  1/2 tsp vanilla extract OR 1/2 a vanilla bean

1/8 tsp kosher salt


pre heat oven to 350º

Mix flour, baking powder, salt, and ground Chai Masala in a bowl.

Using an electric mixer, beat butter until soft and then add sugar and continue mixing. Add eggs one at a time and stir in vanilla extract.

Mix alternately chai mixture, and milk into the wet ingredients.

Put batter into greased 9 inch spring pan and bake for 45 minutes.

Let cake cool before icing.

For icing, simply mix butter, and icing sugar until smooth, then add vanilla, and salt and combine.

Ice cake and enjoy!