Chai Buttercream Frosting

Chai Buttercream Frosting

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"I made this buttercream to decorate vanilla cupcakes. It has a spicy kick but is still sweet."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 466 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 466 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 15.6 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 83.9g
  • 27%
  • Protein:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 7 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Prepare a very strong tea by steeping the tea bag in boiling water for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cream the butter in a large bowl using an electric mixer until fluffy. Add confectioners' sugar, and continue creaming until well blended.
  3. Pour tea into cold milk; beat milk into frosting until incorporated. Continue beating frosting until fluffy.

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The flavor is excellent when using Stash's Premium Chai Spice Black Tea. My only gripe is that my batch turned out a bit runny and has more the consistency of the icing you'd find on cinnamon bu...

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Didn't have much of a true Chai taste to it. I added ground cinnamon and settled on it as a vanilla with a subtle taste of Chai...perhaps using less sugar would solve the problem? It yields quit...

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The flavor is excellent when using Stash's Premium Chai Spice Black Tea. My only gripe is that my batch turned out a bit runny and has more the consistency of the icing you'd find on cinnamon bu...

I loved his recipe. I did change a couple of things. I steeped the chai tea bags in simmering milk instead of water, I added some cardomon, cloves, cinnamon,and ginger to get a speckled effect...

This buttercream is wonderful!! Especially on chocolate cake. Only one thing I had to change, you never want to put any tea into "boiling" water. Bring water to a boil, remove from heat, after i...

This was nice for a frosting. The chai was subtle enough that it wasn't overwhelming but i also only used a tablespoon of the chai water. The recipe itself is huge and i think the proportions we...

Great frosting recipe when it comes to the consistency. I've tried two other recipes on here that were crapola, but this once has a great, firm texture. I give it 4/5 stars, however, because I p...

It was really good! Everyone in my family enjoyed it! Though I didn't have chai tea in bags, so I put 1 1/2 tbsp in the milk heated it and let it cool then put it in! Thanks for the recipe!!

Didn't have much of a true Chai taste to it. I added ground cinnamon and settled on it as a vanilla with a subtle taste of Chai...perhaps using less sugar would solve the problem? It yields quit...

Loved the flavor. I had to alter the recipe slightly - I only used about 1/3 of the milk and tea liquid because more then that would have made the icing way too liquidy (especially if you want t...

so amazing!! had this as one of the cupcake frostings at my wedding!

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