Blueberry, Earl Grey and Lemon Loaf

Lemons, blueberries and Earl Grey all of my favourite things put together in a cake! Just so prefect for a cloudy day tea time or a slice even with breakfast. 

Ingredients:
Loaf:

  • Flour – 150gm
  • Butter – 100gm
  • Eggs – 2 Large
  • Caster sugar – 100gm
  • Milk – 100ml
  • Earl Grey Tea- 3 tablespoons
  • Lemon zest – 1 teaspoon
  • Lemon Juice – 2 tablespoons
  • Blueberries – 100gm
  • Baking powder – 1 teaspoon

Lemon Glaze:

  • Lemon Juice – 2-3 tablespoons
  • Icing Sugar – 150gm

Method:
Loaf:

  • In a heavy bottomed pan, add milk and 2 tablespoons of your favourite Earl Grey Tea or 2 tea bags. Once boiled, let it cool. Blitz one tablespoon of Earl Grey.
  • Grease and line the loaf tin with parchment paper. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius. 
  • In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light, fluffy and smooth. 
  • Add and beat one egg at a time. 
  • Add the Earl grey infused milk and earl grey powder. 
  • Add lemon juice and lemon zest. 
  • Sift in the flour and baking powder.
  • Mix thoroughly until completely mixed. 
  • Fold  half of the blueberries into the batter. 
  • Pour the batter into the prepared tin, sprinkle the rest of the blueberries on the batter. 
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, check from 28 minutes. Poke with a wooden skewer to see if completely baked. 
  • Once baked, let it cool.

Lemon Glaze

  • In a bowl, add the lemon juice. Sift the icing sugar and mix completely. 
  • If too thin, add more icing sugar. 

Pour the glaze on the cooled cake and let it set. 

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