Banana Chai Bread

Banana Chai Bread


"A low-fat banana bread flavored with chai. Chai is a spicy Indian tea, which should be available in many supermarkets."


servings 164 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 164 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 2.9 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.8g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 263 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl mix together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl mix sugar, cream cheese, and eggs until light and fluffy. Mix mashed bananas and Chai into cream cheese mixture. Add flour mixture and mix until smooth.
  3. Pour mixture into a greased 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  4. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F(175 degrees C) oven for 60 minutes. Cool on rack. Remove from pan after 10 minutes.
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  1. 93 Ratings


Great recipe. What I did was reduced the baking powder to a teaspoon, added more banana, and upped the chai. I took the advice of some of the other posters and when I added the chai, I warmed ...

I made this for some of my friends at work, and it was a big hit. I raised it to a 1/2 cup of chai (the powdered kind) which made it very moist and lovely. Also, the cream cheese made little cre...

Great recipe. After I made it Talia's way I substituted Fat Free Cream Cheese and a Fat Free Egg Substitute. I also halfed the flour with whole wheat. Few people believe me when I tell them the ...

I don't know if I did something wrong here, but I followed the recipe exactly and the bread came out bland and VERY dry...I only baked the bread for 50 min. instead of 60 - and still over done.

I am at college and I made this recipe without spending one cent (I got some Chia tea bags for Xmas from a friend) - I am so proud - I never cook! It looks great, but I should have let the tea ...

This bread was great but I could not find the type of chai tea that you brew, only the liquid form - but it still turned out great(just used it in the recipe straight out of the carton.

I haven't tried baking this bread yet but I wanted to know if you can use the Chai tea that they sell at Costco. Any comments is appreciated!

This is bready rather than moist, but nice nevertheless. The chai must get VERY strong before you can taste it.

Good bread, but I didn't make the tea strong enough. It tasted strong when I brewed it, but the chai flavor was masked by the other ingredients once I mixed it in. Anybody know the ratio of wa...