I know, right??! It certainly wouldn't have occurred to me to combine a childhood dietary staple with a South Asian spice generally used in dishes whose names I can't pronounce...and everything occurs to me.
No matter; these things look delicious no matter how you say it:
Photo via The Lune Cafe
Garam Masala spiced Cupcakes topped with Peanut Butter buttercream, peanut brittle, and caramalized bananas.