Earl Grey Tea Cake

Doreen Fish


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


★★★★★ 8 votes

20 Min
1 Hr


Add to Grocery List

  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    unsalted butter
  • 1 1/3 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    loose Earl Grey tea leaves ( about 5 bags)
  • 1 tsp
  • 5
  • 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 93 Comments & Reviews

Health Benefits Of Eating Oatmeal Recipe

Health Benefits of Eating Oatmeal

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

You may have heard oatmeal is good for you, but did you know how good? Here are six great reasons to eat more oats! Healthy DigestionThere are two types of...

17 Scrumptious French Toast Recipes

17 Scrumptious French Toast Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Take a break from waffles and pancakes by whipping up some of these wonderful french toast recipes. Trust us, your family will thank you!

Breakfast Recipes To Start The Weekend Off Right

Breakfast Recipes to Start the Weekend Off Right

Kitchen Crew

Growing up, my mom would always say to me that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Because of mom's advice, I try to have breakfast every day....