TEA CAKE (yes, made with tea) :-)



  • Milk – ⅔rd cup
  • Tea leaves – 2 tablespoons or 5 tea bags
  • Unsalted butter – 180g
  • Sugar – 1 cup
  • Eggs- 3 whole eggs, at room temperature
  • All Purpose Flour – 2 cups
  • Baking Powder – 1 & ¼th teaspoon



1 Pre-heat oven at 180C/350F

2 In a pan boil milk and add infuse tea leaves in it for 5 minutes

3 Strain and keep the tea in a cup

4 Cream butter and sugar with a hand mixer

5 Add eggs one by one and mix

6 In a separate mixing bowl sift in flour, add baking powder and salt in it and mix well with a fork.

7 Once the butter, sugar, egg batter is light and fluffy add in flour and tea alternately in 3 parts

8 Fold in flour mix, add little tea, again fold in flour and add tea, keep folding gently till everything is combined and incorporated well and there are no lumps.

9 Grease a loaf tin with butter and sprinkle dry flour on all the sides so that the cake doesn’t stick and its easy to demold.

1 Bake at 180C/350F for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

2 Let the tea infused tea cake rest for a while and cool down before you slice and serve

Thank you twinkling tina cooks for the recipe

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