Chai Sweet Potato Cupcakes

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25Ingredients
70Minutes
340Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup water
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 bags chai tea
  • 4 cardamom pods (cracked)
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated white sugar
  • 3/4 cup grape seed oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons syrup (Chai)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sweet potato (pureed cooked, or a 15-ounce can sweet potato or pumpkin puree, see Recipe Note)
  • 1 cup unsalted butter (softened)
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons syrup (Chai, or to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • cinnamon (ground for dusting the tops)
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    NutritionView More

    340Calories
    Sodium7% DV160mg
    Fat25% DV16g
    Protein6% DV3g
    Carbs17% DV50g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories340Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol55mg18%
    Sodium160mg7%
    Potassium95mg3%
    Protein3g6%
    Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate50g17%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars34g68%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium6%
    Iron8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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