Holiday Dessert Bake-off: Sue Ellen Peck’s Chai Latte Cupcakes |

Holiday Dessert Bake-off: Sue Ellen Peck’s Chai Latte Cupcakes

Sue Ellen Peck’s Chai Latte Cupcakes


2 cups flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup (1stick) sweet butter

3/4 cup light brown sugar

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2 large egg whites

2/3 buttermilk

1/4 cup concrete chai ‘original’ liquid

Dash of cardaimum


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Place baking cups in a muffin tin, mix all dry ingredients into a medium-sized bowl, beat butter and sugar until smooth in another bowl.

Add the egg whites, slowly, beating well.slowly add the dry mixture, then finally the chai mixture and buttermilk mix until combined.

Spoon into cups and bake approximately 20 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes after removing from oven. Let cool completely before icing.


1/2 cup all purpose flour

1 1/2 cup milk

1 1/2 up .margarine, softened

1 teaspoon.vanilla


In a medium sauce pan combine flour and milk. Cook over medium heat until mixture is very thick, stirring constantly.

Cover surface with plastic wrap, cool mixture in fridge. In a large bowl, mix margarine and sugar until bleanded and fluffy. Gradually add cooled flour and milk mixture a few tablespoons at a time, beating at high speed. Beating until smooth. Blend in vanilla and cool slightly.

Frost as usual.

Lemon and coffee can be added as flavoring.