You'll find all the delicious spices of Chai tea in one melt-in-your-mouth loaf of Chai Banana Bread.These spices work really well together and are a good contrast with the sweetness of the banana.

Maureen Callahan
Recipe by Cooking Light May 2012

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Mary Britton Senseney/Wonderful Machine; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
1 hr 33 mins
Yield:
Serves 16 (serving size: 1 slice)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

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  • Combine first 4 ingredients in a bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed just until blended. Add sugars; beat at medium just until blended.

  • Weigh or spoon flour into dry measuring cups. Combine flour, soda, and salt. Add flour mixture to banana mixture; beat just until blended.

  • Combine cardamom and next 3 ingredients. Stir 1 1/2 teaspoons spice mixture and 1 teaspoon vanilla into batter. Pour into a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 65 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan on wire rack. Remove from pan; cool.

  • Combine remaining spice mixture, remaining vanilla, powdered sugar, and milk. Drizzle over bread.

Nutrition Facts

180 calories; fat 4.4g; saturated fat 2.5g; mono fat 1.2g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 3.1g; carbohydrates 32.4g; fiber 1.1g; cholesterol 32mg; iron 1.1mg; sodium 172mg; calcium 20mg.