13 Chai Desserts Because Fall Isn’t Just About Pumpkin Spice


I’m not going to lie— I’m a huge fan of pumpkin spiced everything during the fall, but I also recognize that there’s more to life than the PSL this time of year (barely).

Chai tea is another thing I live for, and thankfully, you can add these mixture of spices to desserts just as easily as pumpkin spice.

So, the next time you’re craving a very fall-like treat, why not try something chai flavored? I promise it won’t disappoint. Besides, once all of this dessert is gone, you can go back to that beloved pumpkin you briefly abandoned, but you might not want to because these are bound to be just as delicious.

1. Chai S’mores

Chai cookies replace graham crackers in this recipe, and I know exactly what I’ll be having the next time I’m fireside. Get the recipe.

Design Sponge

2. Chai Crème Brulee

A carmelized topping with a layer of creamy chai goodness buried beneath? Umm, I’m going to lose myself spoon-deep into this dessert now, if you don’t mind. Get the recipe.

Pure Wow

3. Chai Spice Poke Cake

Chai flavored pudding with make this poke cake extra moist. Mmmm. Mmm. Get the recipe.

All She Cooks

4. Chai Tea Crumble

I’ll have this crumbly goodness with my morning cup of tea, please and thank you. Get the recipe.

Confessions of a Cookbook Queen

5. Coconut Chai Chocolate Chip Cookies

Coconut and chai sound like quite an interesting combination, and I happen to like each of these ingredients. Plus, there’s chocolate, so, there’s that. Whipping up a batch as we speak! Get the recipe.

Beyond Frosting

6. Vegan Chai Ice Cream

This may be a cold dessert, but it has all of the flavors of fall packed into it. Get the recipe.

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7. Chai Cheesecake

With a gingersnap cookie crust, this is bound to be a fall delight. Get the recipe.

Lady Behind The Curtain

8. Chai Spice Banana Bread

I’m all about mixing up classic recipes, so what better way to do that than by adding a chai spice flavor? This will make for a delicious breakfast. Get the recipe.

Tutti Dolci

9. Chai Tea Fudge

You don’t ever think of having chai tea in fudge form. But, I’m willing to take one for the team and give this creamy chai goodness a try. Get the recipe.

Premeditated Leftovers

10. Chai Latte Cupcakes

A chai latte in cupcake form is just what you need this time of year. Frosting is always better than no frosting. Get the recipe.

Joy of Kosher

11. Baked Chai Donuts

Donuts that you can make without the deep fryer are always great. Besides these are great for dunking into your chai latte, after all. Get the recipe.

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12. Chai Spiced Sticky Buns

Topped with brown sugar rum syrup, you can’t say no to this breakfast treat. Get the recipe.


13. Chai Spice Macaroons

Chai spiced butter cream is a flavorful addition to these light and airy cookies. Get the recipe.

Sweet Boake

So, go on and indulge yourself in a (gasp!) chai spice dessert… I won’t tell about the whole having chai instead— if you won’t tell.

[h/t: Brit+Co]


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