This Cake is Damn Good

My last post was about taking inspiration from Great British Bake Off.This week’s inspiration came in the form of Earl Grey and lemon drizzle loaf cake, originally it was going to be lady grey because I prefer the flavour but  it turns out I don’t have any so I went for the good old Earl instead. I essentially followed Urvashi Roe’s recipe, but used a normal loaf tin, instead of mini loaf cases. Unbeknownst to me she was in series two of GBBO.

My first stumbling block was not actually reading the recipe properly. I managed to get a nasty skin on top of the milk. After a mild anxiety attack,  I threw away the first lot, read the recipe and started again!

The mixture was exceptionally light and fluffy with  only a small amount of tea-infused milk.

A lovely cup of tea is the perfect accompaniment.

 

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3 thoughts on “This Cake is Damn Good

  1. I love the great British bake off! And this looks beautiful. Thank you for sharing. I find baking really puts me at ease. I am following so I can read more.

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      1. Yes! I absolutely love the programme I’m so glad the new series is on at the moment! I completely agree with the feeling you get from baking, I always feel the same.

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