Earl Grey Tea Loaf

This is a sweet bread, perfect for serving with jam and tea!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups + 2 tbsp hot brewed Steeped Tea Earl Grey De La Creme tea
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2½ cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp cloves
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ cup butter
  • 6 tbsp icing sugar, sifted

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Pour 2 cups hot Earl Grey De La Creme tea over raisins and set aside to soak.
  3. In medium bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and spices.
  4. Cut in butter until blended thoroughly.
  5. Add tea with raisins and stir until smooth.
  6. Pour into loaf pan and bake 50-60 minutes, when a tester inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.
  7. Allow to cool for 10 minutes, then remove loaf from pan.
  8. Stir together remaining tea with icing sugar and brush over loaf.