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Chai Coffee Cake

Prep Time20 mins
Bake Time1 hr
Keyword: Chai Coffee Cake Recipe
Yield: 12 pieces

Materials

Cake Batter

Cinnamon Swirl

  • ½ cup light or dark brown sugar lightly packed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon chai powder
  • 1 pinch salt

Oat Streusel Topping

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and flour an 8×8 inch baking pan; set aside.⁠
  • In a medium mixing bowl, mix together the ingredients for the crumb topping with a fork; set aside.⁠
  • In a medium mixing bowl, mix together the ingredients for the cinnamon swirl; set aside.⁠
  • In a separate medium mixing bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and chai spice.⁠
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter until creamy. Add the sugars and vanilla and mix until smooth.⁠
  • Add in eggs one at a time, mixing in between each egg.⁠
  • Add ½ the flour and mix until just combined. Mix in buttermilk and remaining flour.⁠
  • Pour ½ the batter into the pan, add cinnamon swirl, and top with the last ½ of batter. Crumble the crumb topping over the batter.⁠
  • Bake for 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out with only a few crumbs clinging to it.⁠
  • Allow the cake to cool before serving.