Chai season is here, and it just wouldn’t be fall without chai lattes! But did you know that chai can be used to make more than just tea and lattes? Chai spices usually consist of a combination of cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, ginger, anise, nutmeg, and fennel. These all combine perfectly to create the perfect fall flavor to warm you up on a cold autumn day!
If you love chai spices like I do, then you’re going to love all of these chai-spiced recipes! Some of these recipes use chai tea, others use a blend of chai spices. From cookies and cake to muffins and ice cream, these 15 recipes are a chai-lover’s dream! And they’ll make your kitchen smell just heavenly! Bring on Fall!
Chai Spiced Breakfast Desserts
Ooey and gooey cinnamon rolls have been kicked up a notch. Plain old cinnamon rolls will feel boring after tasting these fall inspired chai cinnamon rolls from Tao of Spice.
Looking for a portable breakfast with the taste of chai? Created by Veronica at The Healthful Ideas, fennel and star anise make these chai-spiced muffins extra flavorful and a great breakfast on the go!
Want to warm up on a cool fall morning? Try this hot chai flavored breakfast recipe from Two Pink Peonies is just the ticket.
Chai Spiced Desserts with Fruit
A 30-minute dessert that requires only a few ingredients, pears and chai concentrate! So elegant, tasty, simple! This spiced dessert recipe was created by Toni at Boulder Locavore.
What a better way to use the seasonal abundance of pears than with these mini chai spiced pear pies from Home Sweet Farm Home. This chai spiced pear pie recipe perfect to bake on a fall morning.
Chai Spiced Cookies & Snacks
This family favorite from Kelly Neil is an easy and simple marshmallow dessert made with chai spices!
My very favorite cookie – snickerdoodle, but with a twist. These snickerdoodles are full of fall spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves! Real Food with Sarah created this all time favorite with the warming spices of fall. They remind me of my other tea spiced favorite: Matcha Snickerdoodle Cookies.
These sweet classic French cookies are one of my favorite spiced desserts. Barley and Sage created these Madelines: chai-spiced batter baked perfectly, then dipped in a cardamom glaze!
I love cookies with frosting! Created by Who Needs a Cape?, these cookies pack in the autumn flavors by combining two favorites; pumpkin, and chai spices!
Chai Spiced Cakes and Scones and Donuts
This gorgeous almond chai cake was created by Caked By Katie. This chai-spiced cake uses homemade almond chai buttercream frosting and homemade pumpkin mousse for the filling! A super elegant addition to your fall dinner table.
A good scone recipe is one of my downfalls! I simply must make and eat them all! This chai infused scone recipe from Amanda Wilens is delicious and is made with butter infused with loose chai tea.
Another favorite from Tao of Spice, his recipe uses chai spices for the batter, then finishes with a sweet apple cider glaze! Who needs a whole donut when you can make donut holes?
Chai Spiced Candy and Ice Cream
For those of us who love homemade ice cream all year round, this chai ice cream is flavored with chai tea bags! Kellie from the Suburban Soapbox created this smooth, creamy and spiced homemade ice cream.
You had me at chocolate-chai! Warm chai spices combined with milk chocolate makes the best truffles for any fall occasion! Marie from Celebration Generation created these little decadent treats.
Espresso powder, white chocolate, and chai spices come together beautifully in this autumn fudge recipe! Debi at Life Currents created this deliciously spiced dessert that’s a lot like classic fudge, but with a dirty chai twist.
Chai Spiced Desserts Are The Perfect Fall Treat
So many desserts to try and so little time! I think I’m going to sit down with a hot cup of chai and figure out which one I’ll make first.