Chai Cinnamon Rolls

In less than half an hour, you can have sweets for four.  Makes a great after-school treat! ~ Alan

* As featured in Issue 5 of Adventures with Tea eMagazine!

Chai Cinnamon Rolls

Chai Cinnamon Rolls

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword chai, cinnamon, cinnamon roll, Vanilla Spice Chai
Servings 4
Author Alan & Marlys Arnold - Adventures with Tea


  • 1 cup Flour
  • 2 tsp. Sugar
  • 2 tsp. Baking powder
  • 1 tsp. Baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp. Xanthan gum
  • Dash of salt
  • 3/4 cup Vanilla Spice Chai brewed tea
  • 2 Tbsp. Oil
  • 1 Tbsp. Sugar
  • 1 1/4 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. Ground cardamom
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter melted

Powdered Sugar Drizzle

  • 1/3 cup Powdered sugar
  • 3/4 tsp. Melted butter
  • Vanilla Spice Chai brewed tea


  1. Mix together flour, 2 tsp. sugar, baking soda, baking powder, xanthan gum, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Add oil and 1/2 cup of Vanilla Spice Chai brewed tea.

  2. Once dough is well-combined, pat or roll into a 1/4” thick rectangle.

  3. Combine 1 Tbsp sugar and spices. Spread dough with 1 Tbsp melted butter, then sprinkle with sugar & spice mix. Carefully roll the dough, starting at the narrow end.

  4. Cut into four pieces and place on pan with rings facing up. Press to flatten slightly. Bake at 350º F for about 12-15 minutes.

  5. Allow to cool slightly, then spread with powdered sugar drizzle (combine powdered sugar and melted butter, then gradually add 1/2 tsp of Vanilla Spice Chai tea at a time until desired consistency). Serves 4.

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