My family thought the cake was quite dense, however the taste was wonderful and it went really well with the buttercream. Hi Emily! Earl Grey Lavender Ice Cream. That step is listed as part of Assembly — you brush it onto the layers. Your instructions were spot on and the cake turned out AMAZING! I baked this yesterday and it was just easy to work with. Thank you for a great recipe! I actually think it would go really well. Great cake. But you could certainly give the Earl Gray a try Enelya! Hi Theo! Maybe 2 tbsp? I recommend spooning and levelling into the cup rather than using the cup as a scoop. Look forward to making this this week! Alternate adding flour mixture and Earl Grey milk, beginning and ending with flour (3 additions of flour and 2 of milk). Thanks! Strain and measure out 1 cup. I could’ve added sugar, but trying to stay away from the extra sweetness, I didn’t have Royal Icing sugar to try either. Sorry to hear you the cream cheese didn’t work out. The thought of a fire truck outside my door, neighbors gawking and wondering wtf was going on, I just didn’t want to deal with it. What do you think I did wrong? Can I just say how flattered I am that you’re working your way through my recipes?! Super stoked to try out your recipe for the upcoming mother’s day. I have two questions for you: If this important to you, please verify with your favourite nutrition calculator and/or metric conversion tool. Quick question, I want to scale this bad boy up a bit to feed the hungry masses, do you think doubling this recipe would give me three 9 inch rounds? Hi Austin! Earl Grey infused cake layers paired with a silky vanilla bean buttercream. Yes, you can swap it 1 for 1 with liquid. Strange that it took so long to reach 160F. Thankfully they had one they could deliver on Saturday, so it wouldn’t be too bad. Hi Jennifer! Let me know how it turns out! 4 would also work though — it would just make more and the buttercream would be a bit whiter . Otherwise, overmixing the cake batter can cause cakes to be dense. Converting pan sizes is always tricky. Please let me know how it turns out . I’ve reduced the sugar by 1/3 and it turned out just right. Even if they are thinner than normal I can reduce bake time to probably 10 minutes less… what’re your thoughts? * Ensure there is NO trace of egg yolks in your whites and that your mixer bowl and whisk is completely grease free or your meringue won't stiffen. That’s the only thing I can think of that would cause a mushy texture. I can’t wait to do this cake, I’ll let you know how it turns out , Please do! No idea what happened. I found another recipe for an earl grey buttercream as well (https://www.abeautifulplate.com/london-fog-cake-earl-grey-buttercream/) – do you think that would go well with the cake? Hi Poonam! Earl Grey Madeleines Recipe adapted from 101 Cookbooks yield: 7-8 large madeleines. https://livforcake.com/ermine-frosting/. Ryan is not a tea drinker at all, and he loved the unique flavour it has — though I will say that if you are not a fan of Earl Grey, it might not be up your alley. Sweet upon sweet. If I can’t grind the earl grey tea (we don’t have a grinder), it there any other alternative or can I leave it out? Once boiling, remove from the heat, cover, and let sit for 15 minutes. Sorry for the delayed reply, I hope it worked out ok! I’m always looking for good cake recipes and usually have to change something about the recipe in order to get the cake to how I want it. The cake was full of flavor, and baked flat with the strips to a police golden brown color. https://www.notquitenigella.com/2016/02/23/earl-grey-london-fog-cake Can I use non dairy milk for the early grey milk? Mine are all 2″ tall but 3″ will work fine too. He prefers lighter flavors (white cake) and cream cheese. Thanks for the amazing feedback. You could use sprigs of thyme, that always looks pretty too, and just remove them before serving (easier to remove than the tea leaves, hah). My goal one day is to make all of yours :)…5 down, lots to go! Remove from heat, steep for 5 mins. Thanks for your suggestions! And have really high expectations (o: Can I use buttermilk instead of milk for the tea milk? Hi Helen! Hi Tiffany! Hi Lyssa! I used homemade cake strips for the first time (tea towel and foil), and I think I kept too much water in the tea towel because the cakes looked soggy after I took them out of the oven, so I left the simple syrup out. I was just wondering if you had a preference for a type of milk to use? Yes. Here’s a site I use as a guideline: http://www.joyofbaking.com/PanSizes.html Baking temp would stay the same but timing could differ. Whisk 2 cups (250 g) all-purpose flour, 1½ tsp. I baked this cake on 2 separate occasions but both times the cake turned out a bit dense and not as fluffy as i thought it would be. Omg! I recommend removing the cakes from their pans after 10mins. I’m so happy that you liked this cake! Hi Chris! I am also planning to bake it in mini cake pans- im creating a British tea party celebration for Christmas for someone who needs a bit of pepping up . Hi Mai! Thanks so much, I’m so glad you all loved it . As long as the grinder makes a powder it should be fine. This confirmed my fears that it was something electrical. Subbed out milk for almond milk and didn’t have time to make the syrup. Salt. Unfortunately, they said they weren’t qualified to assess that and that I’d need to call an electrician, but to leave all the breakers off. Your story is my life! I made this for my boyfriend’s birthday and it was delicious! Let me know how it turns out! Did it turn out allright? As soon as I get back upstairs I smell it again. It was amazing. Would the 6 by 2 be deep enough? I am so happy you loved this one. I used regular tea bags to make the EG milk, which i let steep for about 20min (I wanted a very deep flavor) and a coffee grinder to grind the tea bag tea very finely. How would the results change? I’m wanting to make this cake again and was wondering what adjustments I would need for three 9 inch pans instead of three 6 inch ones. And no, this was not due to another incident with the kitchen torch. Grease and flour three 6" cake rounds and line with parchment. Thanks for sharing this recipe, Hi Diana! Still, I’m such a perfectionist that I want to make it again, for my birthday this week, so I can work on some things that I think went wrong the first time. Place egg whites and sugar into the bowl of a stand mixer, whisk until combined.*. Might experiment anyway since my husband loves earl grey. I’m so happy you loved it. You can use cake flour no problem. I’ve never had this happen in my life! So I did. Since this is an earl grey tea cake flavor, I’m afraid the flavor will not pair well. Thanks for the feedback! I trust it’s a good recipe since the comments all say it turned out alright! No matter what you look up, you’re either dying or you’re going to die. It really takes it to a whole ‘nother level of deliciousness. Hi Liv, this looks like the perfect cake to bake for my friend’s 40th next weekend! I would recommend 1 1/2 cups AP flour and 3/4 cup AF. Your email address will not be published. I just made it yesterday as a test for a cake I have to make next week, and everyone loved it. Can I also ask, if I wanted to make this a 2 layer cake with 8” or 9” pans, would I need to change the bake temp or time? I made a version of this cake for our wedding last weekend — and it was amazing! The buttercream was a little overwhelming though. For the Frosting: Place in an airtight container and refrigerate for 1 week for freeze for 3 mos. Thanks again. My dad loves earl grey so I’m planning to make this for his birthday that’s coming up soon. It was refrigerated overnight, and left outside (albeit in the shade) in 78° weather, for and 1 and 1/2 hrs before being eaten, and it held up well. Hi L! Excited to try this! Ideally, you’d bake all of the layers at the same time. Cake turned out fine, I didn’t continuously mix it with the mixer when adding the eggs, milk and flour, so texture was great! Hi Liv, I made this recipe last week. Your email address will not be published. I just made this cake in preparation for my 10yr Wedding anniversary. Place sugar, water, and tea into a small pot. Hi Priscilla! Converting pan sizes is always tricky. Cake is comforting. This is the best cake ever <3. I guess? I made this cake awhile back and it tasted delicious! Only real butter will work for this frosting, but you can try one of these with butter alternatives: Just wanted to share some tips here, I have infused the earl grey tea with butter instead. Hi Claudia! Hi Priscilla! Today I’m making the same cake layers, with the quince – it’s my signature tea – substituting a raspberry fromage for the buttercream. Hi Sasha! Hi Kelly! Would any ingredient ratios need ti be changed if I did so? I just want to say, I was super impressed with this cake. Hi Leonie! Overly dense cakes can be from overmixing the cake batter once the flour is added — it develops too much gluten. Tried making this today. The cake was so moist and Earl grey’y’!! Ideally, you’d bake the cake layers all at once as it will affect the texture of the other two. In a food processor, put in the eggs, sugar, invert sugar and Earl Grey tea leaves and pulse to combine. Turn the mixer to low and add the flour mixture in three batches, alternating with the milk, beginning … . I don’t have a stand mixer and I don’t have a paddle attachment… is there any possible way I can make this cake without using it? Repeat until all combined. I was going to try whole, but I didn’t know if that would be best. You may also enjoy Tessa’s Raspberry Earl Grey Cake. The Earl Grey tea is infused into the cake layers in many levels, so it is very prominent. For the cups measurement is it LEVEL cups? I wouldn’t fully replace it but you can swap half of it out if you like. I think 2 Tbsp would be fine and won’t hurt the recipe, but a great way to add moisture is to add Simple Syrup to the baked cake layers. 1/2 tsp. Love the creamy/buttery taste. We put what we could into our (already packed and very small) second fridge/freezer, but there was still a lot left in the fridge. thank you! Hi Grace! For transport — I would chill or freeze them first so the buttercream is very firm and transport in a cooler or a car with A/C if possible. Butter and flour 3 (8-inch) round cake pans; line bottom of pans with parchment paper. I *think* AP is the same as plain but I’ve never used it myself. Thanks so much. The fridge is DEAD. Save my name and email in this browser for the next time I comment. Making this recipe soon and was wondering if you have any tips on what to do if I only have 1 6-inch pan? My cake turned out dense and moist. See this post for details. https://livforcake.com/simple-vanilla-buttercream/, https://livforcake.com/simple-syrup-recipe/, https://livforcake.com/swiss-meringue-buttercream-recipe/, https://www.abeautifulplate.com/london-fog-cake-earl-grey-buttercream/, Simple Vanilla Buttercream (American Buttercream Recipe), If you don’t like Earl Grey tea, you can experiment with other tea flavours. 3mins). Love the CC frosting and the purple ombre. Sure thing, those would work just fine. I will definitely redo this cake over soon. Diamond Crystal or 1 tsp. You can try 1/3 the recipe and do that three times. Doubling should have worked well for three 9″ rounds! After the whole ordeal (and finishing this cake), I went into the freezer to get a popsicle (it was super hot that day). Can I use almond flour in place of all-purpose flour? Definitely email over some pics as I’d love to see! I tried this with a black keemun quince tea, and I think that’s a mistake; I think it needs the edge a good earl grey has; the velvety smoothness from the quince tea got a little overwhelmed by all the Other goodness in here. Many thanks! I was only going to put the earl grey syrup on one layer – should i do this in advance or when assembling? Otherwise, if making further in advance: Hi Sabrina! I’m definitely going to make this again in the future. Oh thanks for the reply! You don’t have to love tea to love this cake! This looks absolutely amazing! Hi Ezra! The result was worth a sore arm though, i got a really nice, silky-smooth buttercream. Do you think I can add earl grey oil to enhance the flavor? Hi Amber! I ended up halving the recipe and made cupcakes instead (got 9 out of ½ this recipe; baked for 17 minutes). The cake itself was fluffy and not too sweet and paired lovely with the buttercream. I recommend using Salted or Semi Salted butter instead for this recipe, if the sweetness is too much. This cake is DEVINE! The tea flavor truly comes out and is a nice change from usual cake flavors. I love the flavour and lightness of the cake. Hi Austin! Repeat with remaining layers. Thanks for the sweet comment and for your tips! I’m so glad you found everything easy to follow and that it turned out well! Or would that be really bad for texture/taste? Thanks for the feedback! That can cause for a denser cake. Not overly sweet, moist, and full of great flavor. Let me know how it turns out! Changing the Servings to 16 leads to easier numbers though so I would recommend that if you don’t mind slightly thinner layers , Wow!!! I was wondering if adding a hint of orange to the frosting would be good as the tea already has orange in it. Do I need to butter and flour the parchment as well? Thank you! To top it all off, they’ve got a super fluffy sponge cake texture that you just can’t get with a butter cake recipe. Overly dense cakes can be from overmixing the cake batter once the flour is added — it develops too much gluten. I like to refrigerate my cakes and take them out 2-3 hours before serving. I was so relived it wasn’t something in the walls!! I plan on making this again – but I read in another post of yours that adding sour cream can make your cake more moist. The only edit I made was to add lavender in with the earl grey tea as I brewed the milk. I made this for my birthday just over the weekend with two layers of 8 inch round. I thought it was just on its last legs and that we should probably look at buying one on the weekend. Light and fluffy, not overly sweet, and it carries more subtle flavors really really well. Especially with the honey. Coffee is often used in chocolate cake recipes to enhance the chocolate flavor – you never really taste the coffee only a more intense chocolate note. I did bake the cakes the night before, cooled them then wrapped them and kept it on the counter. Same temp Let me know how they turn out! I’m so glad it was just the fridge and not something super complicated! Hi Tara! Can I use cake flour instead of all purpose? Hi Michelle! I hope you like them all :). I have more tea flavoured desserts in mind. I cannot wait to try this, my Mums favourite thing is Blackcurrant tea, so I’m trying it with that. So glad you liked it . What you’re looking for in that step is to dissolve the sugar and once it’s dissolved you just need to get the mixture to 160F. I’m not sure you could really use them for anything . . Thanks for sharing the recipe! Some of the stuff here has been DIY’d, and I have no idea what’s inside the walls. Pound cake is a very simple cake that’s perfect for beginning bakers. I don’t own a few cake pans in the same size – and plan on making three of these for some special ladies in my life, so baking each layer one by one with a single cake pan sounds quite terrifying, if i were to be honest! Thank you! It was a big hit. Could it be this is meant for 3-layer cake so i should bake in 2/3 batches (my oven is tiny)? How would modify the ingredients to fit two 8 inch pans? Thank you for this comment and this reply! Let me know how it turns out! Was it completely at room temperature when you ate it or still a bit cold? Hi there!! It should be fairly similar, I would just swap it one for one. Thank you! Wrap tightly with cling wrap when still hot, and leave in room temperature to cool down. I have 2 9” cake pans and was wondering if I should double the recipe or just do 1.5. 1 tsp. Let me know how they turn out! First, brew Earl Grey tea leaves with hot water for 10 minutes. Maybe that’s the key to making it moist? If not, perhaps your baking powder is expired. Crisp and buttery Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies with a hint of tea, with just 5-ingredients and an easy lemon glaze, they’re perfect for parties, tea time, or scarfing down all by yourself! It does not need to be warm, but I would either trim the cakes or poke holes in them to make sure the syrup absorbs in. But I’m so glad it was just the fridge and yay for getting new appliances! Would definitely recommend! I have not had success with carton egg whites myself — the meringue won’t whip up properly. Does it need to go in the fridge while I wait? I followed your recipe proportions to the t, so I wonder if it maybe was the type of butter I used that made the cake so buttery?. I would make and bake each recipe one at a time. Hi! Hi Giulia! For one 6″ cake round set the Servings to 4. Thank you for such well-written instructions, I plan to work my way through your recipes with my kiddos and am so excited! Hi Jessica! For garnish, if you could find some edible flowers, that would be super pretty, though those might be hard to come by, especially this time of year. Preheat the oven to 170 o C. Mix Prima Top Flour, Prima Superfine Wholegrain Flour, baking soda and salt together. Sorry to hear it came out dry. I’m curious as to how long too since I will be doing this for two 9 inch pans. I whisked constantly when on the double boiler. The texture was perfect, and the buttercream balanced both the flavor and texture amazingly. I don’t think it would be a disaster, just not ideal. Every part of this recipe was spot on. Hi there! Hi Michelle! Yes, double the recipe. Please let me know! The recipe will work fine for two 8″ pans and the baking time should be similar. 6 tbs. . Thanks for this! Either works but I used 2″ deep ones for this particular recipe. It will be fine on the counter overnight, but the frosting will be quite soft. Also, I was wondering if Oat milk or any other non dairy milk would work in the earl grey milk part of the recipe! Cake flour will work just fine. Do you think I can do so with this recipe? I found myself with a bowl of mixed batter and three 25cm (10″) cake pans and had to think fast – I found three glass ‘tupperware’ bowls from ikea turned out to work Just fine as cake pans, and the cake turned out overall well. I haven’t had a cake yet that didn’t work with a cream cheese frosting Let me know how it turns out! I am wanting to make this recipe this weekend. I don’t find the cake too sweet myself, but it’s definitely a matter of preference. HI Adelaide! You can use the recipe as is for two 8″ or 1.5x the recipe for three 8″ pans. This cake was everything I hoped it would be! Otherwise you can change the Servings to 8 and use those amounts. Thanks for providing such a tasty earl grey recipe! I paired it with a simple vanilla bean buttercream to compliment the creamy Earl Grey flavours. These earl grey cupcakes were originally made for a wedding cake tasting that I did for Lyndsey and Jordan. Amazing. (and let me know, haha). Just tried this recipe and I love it! Do you think this earl grey cake will pair well with a honey cream cheese frosting? The flavor is warm and delicate, and the frosting is perfectly light. The layers will be slightly thinner, but just barely. Is it ok to use the stuff in the actual tea bags? Those can both cause cakes to shrink in size once they’re cooling. I ended up doing a simple swirl topping, did not brave the ganache haha. Hi Yvette! Just a question, what other frosting do you think I could use instead of the one you used in the recipe? How should I store this cake(already frosted) if I was serving it the next day? How did you go with yours? Hi Vincent! Hi Traci! I’m finally making this tonight… a little intimidating, but I will try and see what happens thanks for your patience and for your availability. Make the Earl Grey cupcakes: In a medium saucepan, combine milk and Earl Grey tea bags and bring to a boil over high heat. I added culinary grade lavender flowers to the milk, the batter, and the syrup and it was so aromatic and delicious. The buttercream imperfect, not overly sweet but with enough richness to complement the cake and let you know you are eating something special. So glad you loved this cake and happy belated birthday to you . Would this cake recipe be ok to use for cupcakes instead of a full cake? Hi Mandy! I didnt know it would be a bit dense. It should be fine to just swap it one for one. Place bowl on your stand mixer and whisk on med-high until the meringue is stiff and cooled (the bowl is no longer warm to the touch (approx. For the Cake: Cool the layers, double wrap in plastic wrap, freeze for up to 3 mos. How do you measure your flour? I can’t wait to try some others – thanks Olivia, this is one of my favorite sites with spot on recipes! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a comment, I really appreciate it! So weird. It didn’t rise very well and I’m wondering if it’s because the baking powder is old or because it took us a loooong time to actually get all of the ingredients into the mixer…haha. Reset it here. I recommend mixing on low when adding the flour and only till just incorporated. Earl Grey Tea Cake (Recipe adapted from Top with Cinnamon) 1 1/2 cups 1% Milk. It depends on the recipe and the size you make your cupcakes but most should make about 18-24 . Hi Jared! Hi….this cake and all the reviews looks like one I really want to try. Moist enough, (I still used the earl grey syrup, but even without, it was moist), not too dense. I say traditionally because you can now get rooibos and even green tea versions of Earl Grey. I’m so glad you loved it! If the ganache is too thick, add in a tsp of heavy cream until it gets to a thin enough consistency. Place bowl over a double boiler on the stove and whisk constantly until the mixture is hot (160F) and no longer grainy to the touch (approx. No idea what I did! Any ideas on what I could have done wrong or how I could fix it next time? Mine came out extremely dry too and I followed the recipe with the exception of the syrup. Knowing how much care goes into tea blending to achieve the perfect taste I was determined to do the same and do the beautiful Earl Grey flavour justice. . Hello! Hi! Hi Catherine! Thanks! I would 1.5x the recipe (change the Servings to 18 to get the proper amounts). I’m planning on trying it out this weekend! It’s best to spoon the flour into your measuring up and level it off. Transfer the batter in a bowl and then add in the chocolate. Would it make a difference if I used oat milk and whole wheat flour for this recipe?? Does this cook the same if I were to use GF flour?? The recipe will make 18-24 depending on size. I want to make this with gluten free AP flour, do you think it will work? She was so thrilled that I used the chatacters favorite tea as the cake flavor. It’s sweet, but not too sweet, and it’s moist and very fragrant. I can’t wait to hear what you’ll make next! I have a question here – it’s my friend’s birthday coming up and I’d like to make something special for him. Thank you! I used 2x 8″ stainless steel cake rounds, and have a gas oven ended up baking them for about 40min after turning them halfway through. What would the baking time be for the recipe? Hi there, can I use handheld mixer in this recipe? I am new to your site and I have fallen in love with this cake. This Earl Grey Vanilla Bundt Cake is a lighter version of a pound cake-style cake – it’s made with lots of butter, sugar, eggs and sour cream to keep it moist and tender, but it’s a truly simple recipe that’s perfect for even the most beginning bakers. If you dip your scoop into your flour sometimes you get more than you need. Sift and set aside. Hi Alysha! Put the egg whites and sugar in the bowl of your stand mixer and stir with a balloon whisk to combine. Caroline, Hi Caroline! Thanks so much for the great feedback. Can i replace butter with oil? Gross. The Earl Grey syrup is optional (I forgot to add it even though I had it made), but it will enhance the flavour of the cake even more, and will add moisture. It didn’t last long in our household! Hi Alix! It’s in the first step of the Assembly, you brush it onto the cake layers , Hi there! Thank you so much! I didn’t realize at that point that the fridge had actually DIED. Also, I’m glad you got your appliance situation sorted out. What would you suggest for temperature and cooking time? My cakes tend to be more on the dense side rather than light and fluffy, but it shouldn’t be too dense. And we finally have a new fridge, which I’ve wanted since the day we moved in. Home » Cakes » Earl Grey Cake With Vanilla Bean Buttercream. Hello hello! I’ve made it a few times now, and every time the reviews have been unanimous: amazing!! The Earl Grey flavor came out nicely, but I had to modify both the batter (before baking I usually taste the batter first) and buttercream due to the sweetness, by adding around 1/2 teaspoons of salt each. Thanks for calling that out, I’m not sure why it was doing that! I would love to see your pictures! This cake is absolutely tasty! Hi Caroline! Chocolate can be tricky to work with sometimes. The recipe as-is would work fine for two 8″ pans, so it will be a bit thinner in the 9″. And how much will I need to increase the ingredients by to do it as I dont wanna waste anything. if more, what’s the relative % to all purpose flour? Thank you so much! It wasn’t overly hot over here and my butter was at room temp (maybe veering on being colder than room temp). Properly wrapped the cake will freeze well for months. Batter should be baked right away. In typical Olivia fashion, I started to freak out, half-finished cake still sitting on the counter. Haha yesss! Slowly add cubed butter and mix until smooth. Thanks for the amazing recipe! It really is one of my favourites. Hi Nancy! Let me know how it turns out . Regarding the dense cake — did it rise ok? The cream cheese frosting unfortunately didn’t work well with this cake, covered up all the earl grey taste. The cake recipe as-is will also work for two 8″ cake pans, so not changes needed. Bring to room temp and rewhip before using. Would I be able to substitute the AP for cake flour/would that make a difference? I left the cakes in their tins overnight but the next morning when I went to decorate, the cakes had deflated and looked quite dense and wet in the middle (but it was still cooked through). I get off the phone with the guy, who says he’ll be here in a couple hours, and turn the breaker for the fridge back on because, HELLO, I have a cake in there. The latter can add too much flour to a recipe. These cupcakes use oil instead of butter, which make them almost as easy to make as a box mix cake. It doesn’t need to be cubed as long as it’s already at room temp and you add it in about 1 Tbsp portions. I am wanting to use this recipe for baby shower cupcakes. Hi Jury! Hi Li! Thanks in advance! I made this cake for my dad’s birthday back in July and everybody loved it. ), but it certainly made for a more eventful Thursday than I had planned. Will the icing be okay to travel in a car for 4hrs? Hi Angie! When cooling the cakes, do I remove the tins after turning them out onto a wire rack or keep them in the tins? I can’t wait to hear about it . I used cake flour 1:1, however since this recipe has 1 cup of Earl Grey milk, next time I may use AP flour. So happy that you liked it, and your dad too! Dense cakes are often due to overmixing the batter once the flour is added. I hope that helps! I think that would be totally fine and perfectly delicious. Sorry to hear it didn’t work out for you! I’d had an Earl Grey Cake on my radar for a while now, but it seemed like more of a “Fall” type cake (cozy sweaters, warm tea, etc. Hi Wendy! Required fields are marked *. Sift all dry ingredients and add into the 1st mixture and pulse until just combine. So happy to hear that you love it!! https://www.theminichef.com/dangerously-delicious-earl-grey-pound-cake-recipe Whether it's a tried-and-true 1940s BH&G cookie recipe or a unique twist on sugar cookies, our Test Kitchen's compiled a lot of favorite cookie recipes over the years. So off I go to Google again to find an electrician who can come TODAY. What do you think? 6 Earl Grey tea bags ½ cup unsalted butter, melted halfway 2 eggs 1 teaspoon water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Or something you could grin the tea leaves up with? In addition to being a treat to look at (check out that gorgeous pastel … Using earl grey buttercream definitely helped intensify the flavor and luckily people didn’t think it was overpowering. ), so I waited until it was closer to Fall season. My whole family raved about it! I thought maybe it was the landscapers with their various electric tool things (lol, I have no idea what they are called), but the smell didn’t dissipate after they left, and actually got stronger. It will just make removing the parchment from the cakes easier, but I never find it to stick that much. I only have a hand mixer and it took quite a while to make the icing but it was worth it. So many cakes! You should double the recipe for three 9″ pans. I use a combination of a plastic icing smoother (http://amzn.to/2wSXEvf) on the sides and a small offset spatula (http://amzn.to/2xt6mB4) on the top. I just discard the loose tea in my organics bin. Thank you again! The latter can pack in a lot more flour. I’m going to use two 8×2″ round cake pans tomorrow. Hi Min! I was wondering if it was possible to make the batter in advance the night before. Plus we have an orange tree in the yard that is producing a lot of oranges right now. 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