Chai Banana Cake

Chai Banana Cake Whole

When we saw this recipe we just had to share it.

We found theĀ original recipe and photos here at Spoon Fork Bacon. It’s a great website so when you get the chance check it out.


  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon of chai spices (our chai sprinkles would be perfect)
  • 3 medium (over-ripe) bananas
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

    Spices used in this recipe

    • allspice berries ground

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    • cardamom pods ground

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    • chai sprinkles

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    • ceylon cinnamon ground

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    • ginger ground

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    • nutmeg ground

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    • tahitian vanilla bean extract pure

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  1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, salt, allspice, and nutmeg together, into a mixing bowl and set aside.
  2. Pour milk and chai into a saucepan and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and steep for 20 minutes, discarding the used chai. Then in a small bowl, mash bananas with chai milk. Set aside.
  3. In another mixing bowl cream together butter and sugar, about 2 minutes. Scrape down sides of the bowl and add mix in eggs, one at a time.
  4. Stir in the vanilla and banana mixture, until just combined.
  5. Add in flour mixture and stir together until fully combined.
  6. Grease a baking dish and pour in banana cake mixture.
  7. Bake for 1 hour 20 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the center of the bread.
  8. Allow bread to cool in pan for about 20 minutes before removing and allowing bread to cool completely. Slice and serve.

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