25 Chai-Spiced Treats To Warm Your Winter Kitchen

Spice up your life (and everything that comes out of the oven).

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1. Chai Tea Swiss Roll

Everything pure and good about a Swiss roll, plus chai and attractive edible tattoos (which actually aren’t that hard to achieve). Get the recipe.

2. Chai-Spiced Chocolate S’mores

Any excuse to use the fireplace for toasting things is a good one. Get the recipe.

3. Chai-Spiced Monkey Bread

Bow down to the king of all brunch breads. All chaied up and looking fresh. Get the recipe.

4. Pumpkin Chai Icebox Cake

With homemade chai icebox cookies and pumpkin whipped cream! Always display proudly on a pedestal. Get the recipe.

5. Salted Chai Caramels

Use loose leaf chai to speed this process up, since you’ll be speedily finishing off every last caramel in approx. 10 minutes. They’ll never make it into individual wax paper wrappers. Get the recipe.

6. Chai Spiced Sugar Cookies

Like snickerdoodles who have backpacked around the world. Featuring a greatest hits list of spices, including cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, allspice and black pepper. Get the recipe.

7. Masala Chai Iced Coconut Drink

It’s a cold brew! Made with the water and meat of a young coconut + freshly crushed spices, like cardamom and fennel seeds. In other words: smooth like buttah. Get the recipe.

8. Chocolate Chai Layer Cake

Four layers of chocolate chai cake, filled and frosted with chai whipped cream and chai-infused chocolate ganache. Someone, call a doctor! Get the recipe.

9. Chai Latte Marshmallows

Dueling layers of spicy chai and creamy vanilla bean ‘mallows. Excuse me while I go turn on some slow jams and calibrate my candy thermometer. Get the recipe.

10. Chocolate Chai Cinnamon Rolls

Dig for sparkling nuggets of candied ginger! Then drizzle everything in sight with the cinnamon-clove-cardamom-spiced glaze. Get the recipe.

11. Hot Chai Buttered Rum

Cocktail hour is always at hand if you keep chai-spiced butter in the fridge at all times. Get the recipe.

12. Spiced Blondies with Chai-Infused Ganache

Lay that white chocolate ganache on thick. A little nutmeg? A little coriander seed? A little ground pepper? Zing, zing, zang. Get the recipe.

13. Baked Chai-Spiced French Toast

Soak the challah cubes in spicy custard overnight to save time in the mornin’. Hello? Get me french toast on the horn, STAT! Get the recipe.

14. Chai Cake with Whipped Honey Frosting

A gussied-up chai twist for special occasions. You can tell it’s fancy by the dainty lace bunting. Get the recipe.

15. Dirty Chai Latte No-Bake Cheesecake

Crushed ginger shortbread cookies = shortcut crust. Cream cheese, heavy cream, condensed milk, coffee-chai filling = can I just drink this? Get the recipe.

16. Hazelnut Chai Nightcap

Chai tea + coconut milk + hazelnut Kahlua? I’m lulled to sleeptown just talking about it. Get the recipe.

17. Apple Meringue Tart with Chai-Spiced Apple Curd

Regal-style chai, crowned with a puffy plume of meringue. Get the recipe.

18. Fig Chai Tea Bread

This giddy-looking loaf is both gluten-free and vegan, so you can get your jollies on without a care in this crazy chai-spiced world. Get the recipe.

19. Mini Chai Spice Donuts

Baked into tiny portions and dipped in a chai tea glaze. Basically a superfood. Get the recipe.

20. Chai Normandy Cocktail

Dang. Tis a pretty, pretty thing when chai-infused vodka meets Calvados and cream. Get the recipe.

21. Dirty Chai Pancakes

Comes fully equipped with vanilla cranberry compote + a jolt of coffee in the batter. Get the recipe.

22. Chai Tea Popovers

Popovers are pretty perfect as is, but laced with a little chai they go pop, POP. Get the recipe.

23. Chai and Caramel Pear Tart

Chai-poached pears nestled in a creamy caramel love nest. Sounds like a soap opera you’d want to star in. Get the recipe.

24. White Chocolate Chai Spice Cupcakes & Browned Butter Frosting

Just get a step ahead and start browning all the butter, everywhere, now. No regrets. Get the recipe.

25. Chai-Spiced Triple Citrus Tea

After all that cream-filled chai insanity, you might need a refresher. Stocked with pineapple, orange and lemon juices, this sunny sip is equally appealing hot or cold. Strong suggestion: brew a big batch. Get the recipe.

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