Baked Chai Donuts with Bourbon Glaze |

Baked Chai Donuts with Bourbon Glaze



Yield 6 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup strong brewed black tea
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons bourbon (or vanilla)


  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Spray a donut baking pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl add the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves, and salt. Whisk together until incorporated well.
  3. In a small bowl, add the tea, oil, vanilla bean seeds and egg. Whisk together until incorporated. Fold into the flour mixture until combined. Spoon into prepared donut baking pan. Bake 10-12 minutes. Allow to cool slightly before glazing.
  4. In a small bowl add the powdered sugar and bourbon and stir to combine. Dip tops of donuts into the glaze and set aside to set.

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