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Chai Spice Icing Glaze is the perfect topping for sugar cookies, cinnamon buns, French toast, quick bread, or even stirred into coffee (ahem, 🙋🏻♀️).
This easy recipe has only 4 ingredients: Strong brewed Chai tea, ground cinnamon, vanilla extract, and confectioner’s (powdered) sugar. No mixer is required! This recipe is vegan and gluten-free. (Full tutorial video included)
Chai Spice Icing Glaze
Hi Everyone, I have a secret mission to get Chai-related recipes on the blog. I love the flavor of Chai/Chai Spice in everything from teas, to lattes and desserts.
This Chai Spice Icing Glaze is a great addition to the tops of your holiday cookies as icing or a glaze over freshly baked quick bread.
I can see it as a way to level up French toast, cinnamon buns/rolls, sweetbreads, or a piece of cake and why not stir it to sweeten & spice up your coffee?
This recipe is vegan, there’s no milk or cream as in a traditional glaze or icing. This recipe uses Chai tea! It uses 2-3 tablespoons to be exact, depending on how runny you want it.
For cookies, perhaps less so, for a quick bread use the full 3 tablespoons or more if you need it.
I show that you can use it to dress up your morning toast in the pictures in this post for a slice of toast that has a cinnamon bun flavor without the effort!
I use a simple lidded jar, like this old jam jar or a mason jar to keep it in.
If you made this Chai Spice Icing Glaze recipe, and like it, please give it a rating and let us know in the comments at the end of the post.
Thank you for reading and following along!
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- In a medium mixing bowl, add the confectioner's sugar, the Chai tea, vanilla extract, and ground cinnamon.
- Using a whisk, combine the ingredients evenly. Use right away or using a baking spatula, scrape the glaze into a jar with a lid. Label and store in an air-tight container for up to 4 weeks or frozen for up to 3 months.
- For the servings, I imagine this used on a quick bread or similar recipe where you would have 10-11 slices. The serving size depends on what you use it for.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 44Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 0gSugar: 11gProtein: 0g
Please note that the Calculated Nutrition is an estimate at best.
- First published: 10/11/2020
- Updated & republished: 11/08/2022