Earl Grey Tea Cake

4
Doreen Fish

By
@dfish

I love Earl Grey tea and this is just delicious. Just a little bit different and the taste is surprising!!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This cake is a winner on account of its lightly sweet flavor AND its delectable aroma. It made the Test Kitchen smell absolutely WONDERFUL while baking. This would be a terrific recipe to try for your next brunch, luncheon or tea.

NOTE: The recipe calls for a cooking time of one hour, but the cake needed a little more time in our oven before it was done all the way through. Final cooking time for us was just at 1 1/2 hours, so keep an eye on it and only remove from the oven once a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 10 votes

Comments:
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    unsalted butter
  • 1 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    loose Earl Grey tea leaves ( about 5 bags)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 5
    eggs
  • 3/4 c
    water (these 3 ingredients for glaze)
  • 4
    Earl Grey tea bags
  • 2 c
    sifted icing sugar

How to Make Earl Grey Tea Cake

About Earl Grey Tea Cake

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Favorite Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 96 Comments & Reviews

Blue Ribbon Recipes That'll Have You Thankful For Pumpkin Season

Blue Ribbon Recipes That'll Have You Thankful for Pumpkin Season

Kitchen Crew

You know what's right around the corner... pumpkin season! It's that time of the year again when everywhere you look there is something pumpkin. Every year I get on the...

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

15 Coffee Break-Worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Acceptable as a breakfast treat or a light dessert, no one can pass up a piece of coffee cake. Brew an extra pot of coffee today, because we've found 15...

23 Blissful Blueberry Recipes

23 Blissful Blueberry Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

I mean, who doesn't love blueberries? From breakfast to dessert, these blueberry recipes are berry phenomenal.