Chai Spiced Tea Cake

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READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Nikkei

A fragrant twist on a classic butter cake. Perfect to serve with a pot of tea.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Cream butter and sugar.
  3. Add eggs one at a time and mix well until a smooth consistency.
  4. Sift together flour and spices. Add one third of dry mixture to eggs and butter.
  5. Add vanilla essence to milk, and add half to cake batter.
  6. Alternate dry and liquid ingredients, beating well between each addition.
  7. Place batter in a greased log pan.
  8. Bake 40 - 50 minutes, until a knife or skewer can be inserted and removed clean. Remove from oven and allow to cool before glazing.
  9. For Glaze: SIft icing sugar and cinnamon. Add milk and vanilla and mix until smooth. Add more milk if necessary to make a runny paste. Spread icing mixture over cake. Allow to set and serve.

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