Earl Grey Tea Cake Recipe

In today's installment of IFN's #31DaysOfChai special Chef Preetha brings us a unique tea recipe in the form of Earl Grey Tea Cake. Baked cakes infused with tea and vanilla essence topped with a rich and sweet glaze are the ideal treats for your sweet tooth.

Earl Grey Tea Cake Recipe

- Sieve flour with baking powder. Keep aside.

- Grease rectangular baking tin with butter and line with parchment paper. Grease with butter and dust with flour. Keep aside.

- In a pan, combine milk and tea and bring to vigorous boil. Once well boiled, switch off the flame and allow to steep well. Once cooled down, strain and keep aside.

- Preheat oven to 180 C.

- In another bowl, beat butter and sugar till light and fluffy, using an electric beater.

- Add eggs, one by one, and whisk till combined.

- Add essence, flour mixture, milk and fold into batter.

Pour in prepared tin and bake in preheated oven at 160 C for 25 to 30 minutes or till baked.

- Cool over a wire rack.

- Prepare strong tea using water and Earl grey tea. Strain and keep aside.

- Over a double boiler, combine butter, icing sugar and tea decoction. Whisk till smooth and runny.

- Pour over cake and serve.

Preetha Srinivasan

Preetha Srinivasan

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