Chocolate Chai Latte Cake

Spiced chai latte coffee mix lends fabulous flavor to chocolate cake conveniently prepared in a 13x9 pan.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 55 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 15
 

Ingredients

Cake

1
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1
box devil's food cake mix
1/4
cup chai latte-flavored international instant coffee mix (from 9.7-oz container)
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box

Frosting

2 1/2
cups powdered sugar
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
3
tablespoons milk
1
tablespoon chai latte-flavored international instant coffee mix (from 9.7-oz container)
Ground cinnamon, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease or spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour.
  • 2 In small bowl, toss chocolate chips with 1 tablespoon of the cake mix. In large bowl, beat remaining cake mix, 1/4 cup dry chai latte mix, the water, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in coated chocolate chips. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In medium bowl, mix powdered sugar and butter until smooth; set aside. In small microwavable bowl, microwave milk on High 10 to 15 seconds or until very warm. Stir in 1 tablespoon dry chai latte mix until dissolved; stir into powdered sugar mixture until smooth and spreadable. Spread over cake. Just before serving, sprinkle with cinnamon. Store loosely covered.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Grease or spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour.
  • 2 In small bowl, toss chocolate chips with 1 tablespoon of the cake mix. In large bowl, beat remaining cake mix, 1/4 cup dry chai latte mix, the water, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in coated chocolate chips. Pour into pan.
  • 3 Bake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 In medium bowl, mix powdered sugar and butter until smooth; set aside. In small microwavable bowl, microwave milk on High 10 to 15 seconds or until very warm. Stir in 1 tablespoon dry chai latte mix until dissolved; stir into powdered sugar mixture until smooth and spreadable. Spread over cake. Just before serving, sprinkle with cinnamon. Store loosely covered.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Dry instant espresso coffee can be substituted for the chai latte mix.

You'll find the chai latte mix near the coffee in your supermarket.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
290mg
290%;
Total Carbohydrate
53g
53%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
40g
40%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.