Chocolate-Earl Grey Cake

Chocolate-Earl Grey Cake
Susie Cushner
Add a cup of Earl Grey tea into the batter to infuse the cake with bergamot flavor and fragrance.

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Serves 10
preparation
15
minutes
cooking
120
minutes

Ingredients

6
Earl Grey tea bags or 2 tablespoons loose Earl Grey
1
cup
water
1/2
cup
(1 stick) butter
3
eggs
2
cups
granulated sugar
4
ounces
unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
2
cups
all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon
baking soda
1
teaspoon
baking powder
1/4
teaspoon
kosher salt
1/2
cup
plain yogurt
confectioners' sugar

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350° F. Coat an 8-cup fluted tube pan with cooking spray. 
  2. Brew the tea in the water 3 to 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags or strain the leaves and set the brewed tea aside.
  3. Using a mixer, beat the butter, eggs, and granulated sugar until fluffy. Blend in the chocolate. Beat in the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, yogurt, and brewed tea. Pour into pan.
  4. Bake 50 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the cake comes out with a few crumbs attached. Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes. Turn out of pan and cool. Dust with confectioners' sugar.
Jane Kirby
February 2003

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 413
  • Calcium 76 mg
  • Carbohydrate 64 g
  • Cholesterol 88 mg
  • Fat 17 g
  • Fiber 3 g
  • Iron 3 mg
  • Protein 7 mg
  • Sat Fat 10 g
  • Sodium 266 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.