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Chai Spiced Quick Bread

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 8 slices

Description

A spiced tea favorite transformed into a soft, frosted, date-sweet slice–this healthy Chai Spiced Quick Bread is the perfect cozy sweet treat!┬áVegan, gluten-free, oil-free.


Ingredients

  • 12 pitted medjool dates
  • 1 cup prepared chai tea
  • 1 1/4 cup oat flour
  • ┬╝ cup tapioca starch
  • 1/4 cup nondairy milk
  • 2 tsps baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • Optional: Low-Fat Vegan Vanilla Frosting

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Pour the chai tea over the dates and soak for 10 minutes. Blend the chai tea, dates, lemon juice, non-dairy milk, and vanilla on high until smooth.
  3. In a large mixing bowl combine the dry ingredients and mix briefly.
  4. Add the date mixture. Stir to combine.
  5. Lightly oil or line a loaf pan and pour in your batter, smoothing out the top.
  6. Bake for 35 minutes at 350F.
  7. Cool completely before frosting and slicing. Keep in the fridge. It is best fresh and will dry out over time.

Notes

This bread is not very sweet. If you want a sweeter loaf, you can add 1/4 cup maple syrup and an extra 1/4 cup oat flour to make up for the extra moisture.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 179
  • Sugar: 24g
  • Fat: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 41g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 3g