As weird as it might sound, I am so looking forward to cold weather and rain. It’s been incredibly hot and dry this past couple of years in California so we are all ready for some rain.
With Fall comes the inevitable wave of “pumpkin spice” everything so let’s try to mix it up a bit, shall we? Today’s recipe bring a new twist on spiced desserts by using a chai tea blend. While typical pumpkin spice combines cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and allspice, Chai also includes cardamom and cloves. It’s a slightly more rounded flavor than good ol’ pumpkin spice and it will keep your friends guessing.
To shape these bit-sized cakelets, I used NordicWare’s Fall pan. It’s a gorgeous pan that’s coated with a nonstick bronze finish. Pretty and functional! It has 4 shapes: acorn, pumpkin, maple leaf and a turkey. I’m not a huge fan of the turkey shape but the other 3 sure make up for it….