Masala Chai Cake

Ingredients (Chai Tea):

Tea Powder10g
Garam Masala Spice (McCormick)5g

Ingredients (Brown Butter Glaze):

Salted Butter120g
Cardamom powder1g
Icing Sugar160g

Ingredients (Cake):

Salted Butter180g
Golden Mix250g
All Purpose Flour50g
Skinless Hazelnut (Roasted)50g

Baking Step (Chai Tea):

  1. Add all ingredients in a pot, bring to boil at medium heat. Remove pot from heat and let chai tea cool to room temperature.

Baking Step (Brown Butter Glaze):

  1. Cook salted butter in a pan at medium heat for about 2 – 4 minutes, until it turn brown like caramelize sugar. Add cardamom powder.
  2. Remove from heat, add icing sugar in several parts and keep mixing simultaneously.
  3. Add milk and mix until glaze consistency.

Baking Step (Cake):

  1. Preheat oven at 170°C.
  2. Beat salted butter and golden mix at slow speed for 1 minute.
  3. Scrape sides of bowl, mix at high speed for 5 minutes.
  4. At slow speed, gradually add in chai tea and mix until well combined.
  5. Switch to medium speeds and mix for another 2 minutes. Lastly fold in all-purpose flour and roasted hazelnut.
  6. Pour 300g batter at octagonal chrysanthemum tin bake for 30 – 35 minutes.
  7. Lastly glaze on cake while glaze is still warm.