Of course when I found this recipe I said: I have to do !
I hope you like it, it's a delicious cake with pears and spices.
Source : Chic,choc,chocolate
500 ml of water
80 grams brown sugar
1 Chai tea bag
In a medium saucepan add water and brown sugar.
Bring to a boil.
Stop the fire and add the tea bag.
Let infunse for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile peel the pears while keeping the tail and slightly hollow out the bottom to remove the seeds.
Remove the tea bag and lightly boil.
Add the pears and let it by 10 minutes over low heat.
Let cool in the fragant syrup.
They can be prepared the day before if you like.
They should be allowed to return to room temperature before putting them in the dough.
150 grams of brown sugar
5 cc of Chai tea
150 grams butter
3 eggs (room temperature)
200 grams all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
4 poached pears
First in a little bowl mix the Chai tea and half the sugar and mix weel. Set aside.
In a bowl whisk soft butter and fragant sugar (Chai and sugar you mixed) add the eggs and continue to beat
Preheat oven to 180° C (350 F)
Add flour an baking powder and mix briefly.
Pour some of the dough in a loaf pan cake . Arrange the whole pears on top after draining.
Spread the rest of the dough around the pears.
Baker about 45 minutes until golden and risen (a skewer inserted into the centre of the cake should come out clean)
Cool in the tin , then carefully lift onto a serving plate .
My friend from France Une aguile dans l'potage made this cake and was beautiful you can see here
Homemade Chai recipe (make your own Chai)