Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Earl Grey Tea Cake




Source:  Okashi Ishida's Earl Grey Tea Cake with slight changes


Ingredients:

150g butter, softened
130g icing sugar, sifted
3 eggs
150g plain flour
1/8 tsp baking powder
15g almond meal
Earl Grey tea dust from 3 teabags
1 lemon zest
1 tbsp lemon juice

  • Preheat oven to 170 degrees C.
  • Line a loaf pan.
  • Sift flour and baking powder together twice.  Set aside.
  • Beat butter and icing sugar until light and fluffy.  Gradually add in eggs, one at a time.  Beat well to combine.  Add in tea dust, almond meal, lemon juice and zest.  Mix well.
  • Fold flour mixture into the egg mixture.
  • Pour batter into the prepared pan and make a lengthwise slit down the middle of the batter with a spatula.
  • Bake for 50 minutes or until cake is cooked.

9 comments:

  1. Your cake looks lovely! I like the speckled effect from the tea dust! And Earl Grey is one of my favourite tea!

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  2. Hi Minty! Your earl grey tea cake is impressive. Even and flat outer brown layer and perfectly baked inside!

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  3. Hi Veronica, I know this cake is delicious and very fragrant with the aroma of tea, lemon zest and almond meal. The texture is so lovely.

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  4. your cake looks so soft and fluffy must be full of tea fragrance.

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  5. Hi Veronica, I've never heard of using tea dust to make a cook - how interesting! I think i would like it, the unique fragrance of tea and lemon zest, hmmm...must try your recipe. Thanks! :)

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  6. Oh Veronica! I also made this few days ago :D Your cake looks so lovely!

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  7. Veronica, you cake look moist and soft. I haven't tried cake with tea as an ingredient but I am sure it is fragrant and delicious!

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  8. Hi Veronica,
    Your tea cake looks lovely.
    You baked it so well.
    I love to have a piece with a cuppa of tea or coffee:D

    mui

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