02/21/2013 09:19 am ET

Chai Recipes: Cream, Cookies, Doughnuts And More


The first time we sampled a chai latte, we thought we'd discovered Christmas in a cup. Of course, we went on to discover the tea's versatility. When not paired with milk, the cardamom and ginger flavors are more potent, making for a simultaneously spicy and sweet taste, which is why we think chai is perfect for baking recipes.

Chai goes especially well with recipes than involve cinnamon or sugar, such as snickerdoodles. It complements non-citrusy fruits well too, such as pears. And of course, a chai ganache is divine atop buttery blondies. You'll find these things and more in our chai recipe roundup. Check it out!:

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