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Chai Latte Cupcakes

Chai Latte Cupcakes
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 50 min
  • Servings 24
Take a taste adventure with a sweet new cupcake.
August 30, 2010


  • 1 box Betty Crocker* SuperMoist* French Vanilla Cake Mix
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) water
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 pkg instant chai tea latte mix (or 3 tablespoons from larger container)

  • 1 cup (250 mL) white vanilla baking chips
  • 1 tub Betty Crocker* Creamy Deluxe* French Vanilla Frosting
  • Ground cinnamon, if desired


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350ºF for shiny metal pans (or 325ºF for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 3
    Bake 18 to 23 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave baking chips on High 30 seconds; stir until melted. If necessary, microwave 15 seconds longer. Stir until smooth; cool 5 minutes. Stir in frosting until well blended.
  • 5
    Immediately spread or pipe frosting mixture on cupcakes. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

  • Did You Know?: Chai is the Hindi word for a tea made with milk and spices such as cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, nutmeg and pepper.
  • Purchasing: Instant chai tea mix comes in a variety of flavors. Experiment to find your favorite.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 24 cupcakes
Total Fat
Total Carbs
% Daily Value*:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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