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Chai Masala Cake Recipe | Spiced Cake Recipe

Chai masala cake is a tender soft cake with a chai masala streusel topping which creates a lovely aroma in the cake and is perfect to serve with your cup of tea. You can use homemade masala tea spice mix.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Deserts
Cuisine Indian
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients
  

  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 ¼ cup / 150 grams
  • Baking soda - ½ tsp
  • Baking powder - 1 tsp
  • Oil - ½ cup / 120 ml / 4 fluid ounces
  • Sugar - ¾ cup / 150 grams
  • Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
  • Egg - 2
  • Curd / Yogurt - ¾ cup / 180 ml / 6 fluid ounces
  • For Crumble Topping:
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Flour - 2 tbsp
  • Sugar - 3 tbsp
  • Chai Masala Powder - 2 tblspn
  • Cashew nuts - ¼ cup / 40 grams

Instructions
 

  • ake a 20 cm loaf pan and butter it generously, dust it with flour and tap off the excess. Set it aside till use.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 Degree C / 360 Degree F.
  • Take flour, baking powder and baking soda in a sifter and sieve them. Set them aside till use.
  • Now make the streusal topping, Take all the ingredients for streusal topping in a bowl and fork  it through till it resembles crumble. Set it aside till use.
  • Now start making the batter. Take oil, sugar and vanilla in a bowl and mix them well.
  • Add in couple of eggs and mix well.
  • Now add in half of the flour mixture and fold them gently.
  • Add in the yogurt and mix well.
  • Now add in the remaining flour mixture and fold well.
  • Add half of the batter into the loaf pan and top off with ¾ of the streusal topping. Cover with the remaining batter and top off with the remaining streusal topping.
  • Bake it preheated oven for 40 to 45 mins till it is completely baked. Insert a skewer into the loaf cake till there is no wet batter on that.
  • Allow the cake to cool down for 15 mins. Invert the cake to a wire rack and allow it to cool down completely.
  • Slice and serve with a cup of chai.
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