Chai Five Tea Loaf

November 22, 2017

Spiced tea meets spiced cake in this delicious recipe submitted by Tickled Tea fan Miranda W.

 

 

Ingredients

Chai Five loose tea

- 1 cup milk

- 1 cup water

- 2 1/2 cups flour

- 1 cup sugar

- 2 1/2 tsp baking powder

- 1 tsp salt

- 1 tsp cinnamon 

- 1/2 tsp poudre douce (*see recipe below)

- 1/8 tsp black pepper

- 1/2 cup room temperature butter

 

Directions

- Preheat oven to 350°

- Steep a generous amount of Chai Five tea in 1 cup of water and 1 cup of milk.

- Sift all dry ingredients together.

- Cut in butter until crumbly

- Add Chai Five tea mix until just blended

- Pour into  a greased loaf pan

- Bake at 350° for 50-60 min.

 

 

*Poudre Douce is a spice mix blend.  If you don't have any premixed on hand, you can make your own using the following recipe:

 

- 1 tbsp Peppercorns 

- 2 tbsp ground cinnamon

- 1 tsp gound ginger

- 3 tbsp sugar

- 1 pinch (optional) other ground spice like allspice, nutmeg, cloves

 

1. Grind the pepper, mix together with all other ingredients.

2. Store at room temperature in airtight container. Best if used within one year, but keeps virtually indefinitely.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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