Chocolate-Earl Grey Cake

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Chocolate-Earl Grey CakeRecipe
Photo: Susie Cushner
If you love Earl Grey tea and chocolate, this cake is for you.
Makes 10 servings


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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


Heat oven to 350° F. Coat an 8-cup fluted tube pan with cooking spray. Brew the tea in the water 3 to 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags or strain the leaves and set the brewed tea aside. 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. 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.

Created date

April 2004

Nutritional Information

Calcium 76 mg
Calories 413
Caloriesfromfat 0 %
Carbohydrate 64 g
Cholesterol 88 mg
Fat 17 g
Fiber 3 g
Iron 3 mg
Protein 7 mg
Satfat 10 g
Sodium 266 mg