Vanilla Chai Buttercream Frosting Recipe

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Vanilla Chai Buttercream Frosting
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  • 1/4 cup half and half
  • 1 black tea bag
  • 4 cups powdered sugar , sifted
  • 1/2 tsp spice islands ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp spice islands ground cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp spice islands ground cloves
  • 2 tsp spice islands pure vanilla extract


  1. Pour the half and half into a microwave safe mug and heat in microwave for 45 seconds.
  2. Remove the mug from the microwave and place the tea bag in the mug to steep.
  3. Mix butter for one minute with electric mixer on medium speed. Add powdered sugar, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, cloves and vanilla extract. Mix at low speed. After powdered sugar is incorporated into the butter, increase speed to medium and add the tea infused half and half.
  4. Add additional powder sugar if frosting needs a stiffer consistency.
  5. Use immediately or store in a sealed container in the refrigerator up to one month.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 6894.02 Kcal (28864 kJ)
Calories from fat 3443.07 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 382.56g 589%
Cholesterol 255.22mg 85%
Sodium 6995.14mg 291%
Potassium 14843.19mg 316%
Total Carbs 825.28g 275%
Sugars 524.08g 2096%
Dietary Fiber 0.34g 1%
Protein 64.46g 129%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 1%
Vitamin A 1.1mg 38%
Iron 0.1mg 0%
Calcium 514.7mg 51%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 495.07 Kcal (2073 kJ)
Calories from fat 247.25 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27.47g 589%
Cholesterol 18.33mg 85%
Sodium 502.33mg 291%
Potassium 1065.91mg 316%
Total Carbs 59.26g 275%
Sugars 37.64g 2096%
Dietary Fiber 0.02g 1%
Protein 4.63g 129%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 38%
Calcium 37mg 51%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 169.7
  • 194

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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