This Chai Spiced Bread is the perfect fluffy white loaf of bread, swirled with gooey chai spice and sugar in the middle topped with a sweet & tangy orange glaze
Grease 2 loaf pans.
In the bowl of the mixer,add the yeast and warm milk. Mix lightly and cover with a dish towel for 5minutes for yeast to activate.
Add the sugar, egg, butter, flour, and salt and mix using your dough hook on mediumspeed until the dough comes together. If dough is too sticky, add more flour, 1tablespoon at a time.
Keep mixing for 5-6 minutes or until dough becomes smooth and elastic.
Remove from mixer and place in a greased bowl. Cover with a dish towel and let itrise for 1 hour. (or until doubled its size) in a warm area.
In a bowl mix the sugarsand spices together with a whisk.
Once the dough has doubled in size, remove from the bowl and place on a floured surface.
Roll dough into a rectangle, about 16x10".
Spread the butter all over the dough.
Sprinkle the sugar-spice mixture evenly over the butter.
Starting from the short end, roll the dough tightly into a log seam side down.
Trim off the ends and cut the log in half.
Place each log into the prepared loaf pans seam side down.
Cover them with a dish towel and let it rise for 1 hour in a warm area.
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Bake loafs for 28-30 minutes. If they brown excessively before they are cooked, cover them with foil.
Remove from the oven and place them on cooling racks.
Beat the butter until smooth with a mixer.
Slowly add the rest of the ingredients.
Drizzle them on top the loaves while they are still warm.
Serve and enjoy!