Ingredients

How to make it

  • Grease a 9 x 5 pan.
  • In a bowl whisk together the flour and salt to blend. Set aside.
  • In a bowl beat the butter, sugar, tea leaves and vanilla on medium speed until mixture is light and fluffy and the scent of the tea leaves begins to emerge. Add the eggs one at a time beating well after each one. Gradually add the flour mixture in 3 parts beating until combined. Pour into pan.Bake for 1 hour at 350 or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.Cool.
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  • Glaze:
  • Bring the water to a boil.remove from heat and pour over the teabags and let steep for five minutes until very strong.Remove tea bags and stir in powdered sugar. Drizzle over cake.

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  • jett2whit 3 years ago
    This sounds great! Thanks for sharing :)
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  • doreenfish 3 years ago
    Glad you liked it!!! It is a Blue Ribbon recipe!!! We love it!!!
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    mmmsoy ate it and said...
    This was great! I made it last night and added a little vanilla sugar to the top of the cake just before baking and it made a nice crisp crust. Thanks!
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  • doreenfish 3 years ago
    Thanks to all of you!!!
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  • modelsmom 3 years ago
    Thanks for the post, I can't wait to try this! I have it bookmarked and printed, ready for "dessert day" on Sunday!
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  • borinda 3 years ago
    I am fascinated having never baked with tea. We love Earl Grey tea so I'm saving this recipe to make soon.
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  • pleclare 3 years ago
    Wonderful!
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  • DetroitTokyo 3 years ago
    This looks & sounds so intriguing. Congrats on the homepage feature and welcome to GR!
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