Chocolate-Earl Grey Cake

Photo: Susie Cushner

If you love Earl Grey tea and chocolate, this cake is for you.

Yield: Makes 10 servings
Recipe from Real Simple

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 76mg
  • Calories: 413
  • Calories from fat: 0%
  • Carbohydrate: 64g
  • Cholesterol: 88mg
  • Fat: 17g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Protein: 7mg
  • Saturated fat: 10g
  • Sodium: 266mg

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

Preparation

  1. 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.
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