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Chocolate-Earl Grey Cake

Chocolate-Earl Grey Cake
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Serves 10| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:

Ingredients

  • 6 Earl Grey tea bags or 2 tablespoons loose Earl Grey
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 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.
By March, 2003

Nutritional Information

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

Quick Tip

Chocolate candy
Gourmet chocolate contains high-quality cacao beans and a high percentage of cocoa butter. Inferior chocolate often has sugar added to mask the flavor.

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