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Chai tea latte cupcakes — hey modest marce. This is my first post for fall & i don't think there is any going back. i know we technically still have a few weeks left of summer, but as soon as september nears i bust out all the apples + pumpkins. i thought i was going to ease into the flavours of fall but instead i decided to go all out & create this chai latte cupcake!

chai tea latte cupcakes — hey modest marce

However, on NOM this week i made a pumpkin + pineapple bundt cake as an "end of summer, beginning of fall" inspired treat. but back to these cupcakes! Ingredients for the chai cupcake cake 2 teaspoon stash loose leaf double spice chai black tea1 cup whole milk1 cup unsalted butter, softened1 1/2 cups dark brown sugar2 eggs1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract1 tablespoon vegetable oil2 1/2 cups all purpose flour2 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon cinnamon1/8 teaspoon ground cloves1/8 teaspoon ground cardamon for the whipped buttercream frosting directions. Earl grey cake + honey buttercream frosting — hey modest marce. Happy canada day & happy fourth of july weekend!!!!

earl grey cake + honey buttercream frosting — hey modest marce

This might be my favourite cake to date. i was beyond excited with how it turned out. literally jumped for joy haha. not only with the flavour combinations of the earl grey tea + honey, but that grey ombre frosting too. i think i am starting to fall in love with grey frosted cakes. the piped topping looks difficult to create, but it was easy peasy. i used all the left over frosting colours, two piping tips (one small star & one large star) & went piping crazy! You can make any design you like on the top & it will automatically look perfect. for this cake i used a special type of earl grey tea from stash tea. it contains double bergamot, so it has an extra strong flavour which comes through once the cakes are baked. i wonder what else i can infuse this earl grey into, i absolutely LOVE it!

Anyways, have an amazing long weekend with lots of BBQ, drinks & desserts:) xo. Chocolate and earl grey london fog layer cake. As my time in San Francisco comes to a year, I find myself more and more impatient.

chocolate and earl grey london fog layer cake

San Francisco has a lot to offer, but all the horror stories that you hear about the high rents, the tech bros, and the homelessness issues are also true. It's incredibly easy to get caught in the grit and the grime of the city, allowing it to overshadow everything else. Is that too negative? I've been accused many times of always finding something wrong and needing an attitude adjustment. Because despite all the flowers and delicate things you see on this blog, I'm naturally short tempered and hot headed in real life.

And since I've never been that into yoga, one of the things that I do to chill out and calm the f*ck down is to bake a cake. Which is why I've been spending a lot of time flipping through my blog friend Tessa's cookbook, Layered: Baking, Building, and Styling Spectacular Cakes. Earl Grey Layer Cake. Earl Grey Cake with Chocolate Lavender Frosting. I’m pretty lucky to have mostly friends who are obsessed with food as much as I am.

Earl Grey Cake with Chocolate Lavender Frosting

I side-eye anyone who doesn’t want to try every food at least once and not-so-secretly scoff at dietary restrictions unless someone shows me a doctor’s note. One of my favorite people to bake for is my friend, Dani, because she not only has no restrictions, but she also has adventurous tastes. Dani loves eating flower- and tea-flavored things even more than I do, which I didn’t think was possible before we met. I attribute our mutual love of floral desserts to the fact that our birthdays are only a day apart. It must be some cosmic joke played on December babies that we crave the very thing that is dead when our birthdays fall. The other curse of end-of-December babies is the fact that our birthdays get lost in the shuffle of the holidays.

Dark Chocolate and Earl Grey Tea Cookies. At work this week, I had to fill out an annual review.

Dark Chocolate and Earl Grey Tea Cookies

The seemingly innocuous questionnaire was only a page long, but was filled with loaded questions that would determine my next (or, heaven forbid, lack thereof) salary raise: What were my accomplishments for the year? How did I demonstrate my contribution to the company's values? What were my strengths? Now, if you know me in real life, I'm sure you'll agree with this statement: I'm a completely deprecating person. Talking about myself and/or my achievements is something that is completely unnatural to me, for better or for worse. Earl Grey Tea Cupcake. I am not a big fan of tea.

Earl Grey Tea Cupcake

Earl Grey Tea Biscuits. Earl Grey Tea Cake With Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting. The Seventh DuchessBlogRecipesEarl Grey Tea Cake With Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting Archives This delightful recipe was kindly shared with us by the lovely Jillian from A Better Happier St Sebastian.

Earl Grey Tea Cake With Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting

You can also find the interview we did with Jillian here. Ingredients. Black Tea Infused Dark Chocolate cake with blueberries. The Seventh DuchessBlogRecipesBlack Tea Infused Dark Chocolate cake with blueberries Archives ~ serves 4 ½ cup all-purpose flour ½ tsp baking powder 2 tbsp coconut oil ¼ cup brown sugar 2 tbsp cocoa powder 1 cup blueberries 2 tsp maple syrup.

Black Tea Infused Dark Chocolate cake with blueberries

Baking with Tea – How To Get the Flavor of Tea Into Your Baked Goods. I’m officially hooked on baking with tea.

Baking with Tea – How To Get the Flavor of Tea Into Your Baked Goods

I’m craving baked goods with chamomile, oolong, and chrysanthemum. Why? Twinings Home of Premium Tea - How much do you love Earl Grey. Gizzi Erskine’s Earl Grey Chocolate Fudge Cake. Infusing a chocolate cake with a hint of Earl Grey adds an aromatic tinge to its fudgy excellence, making it a true object of desire Serves 10 6 Earl Grey teabags 150ml boiling water 100g unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus extra for greasing 3 large free-range eggs 150g soft dark brown sugar 100g light muscovado sugar 250g self-raising flour 120g plain chocolate (70% cocoa solids), melted and cooled 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp baking powder 3 tbsp Greek yoghurt.

Gizzi Erskine’s Earl Grey Chocolate Fudge Cake

Earl Grey Chocolate Cake. Food blogs are funny. Chocolate Buttermilk Cake with Earl Grey Icing & Salted Caramel. For the Cake:1 1/2 cups plain/all-purpose flour1 1/2 cups granulated sugar2 tsp baking soda1 tsp salt3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 1/2 sticks butter, melted3/4 cup buttermilk2 larges eggs2 large egg whites Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease then line a 8-9 inch cake pan with baking paper. In a large mixing bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; set aside.

With an electric mixer, combine cocoa and 3 tablespoons hot water until a thick paste forms (this process intensifies the chocolate flavor). Add butter, buttermilk, eggs, and egg whites; beat until combined. Earl Grey Tea, Blueberry and Lemon Cake. A.k.a the most sophisticated loaf cake you’ll ever eat. (There’s poppy seeds in there too – HELlo – but that would make the title even longer than it already is). The loaf cake started out as an idea for a flavour pairing whilst I was drinking a cup of Earl Grey. It has always been my favourite tea – there’s something so dreamy about the aroma, exuding calmness and comfort.

Honey Chamomile Cupcakes and the Joy the Baker Cookbook! Today is February 28, 2012. Today is the day that felt a million years away in 2010 when I started writing the Joy the Baker Cookbook. Now, February 28th, 2012 is as close as the present… and we’re living in it! Today the Joy the Baker Cookbook is officially born into the world. It’s 100 recipes and 100 photos. We’re talking NEW recipes. Earl Grey Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream. Katiecakes: Earl Grey Cupcakes. Everyone loves a cup of tea, and those who don't... well I simply don't trust them. As my fiancee delves deeper into his love of coffee I find myself drinking more exotic and exciting teas in a vain attempt to tempt him away from his espresso machine. My cupboards are bulging with dozens of different varieties, loose leaf, bags, flowering you name it, I have it!

Even with all of these colourful and tasty teas adorning my shelves I always come back to the same two favorites, a good old cup of builders brew (you can't beat it) and a steaming cup of Earl Grey. I've made these cupcakes tonnes of times and they never disappoint. Delicately scented they're the perfect accompaniment to an afternoon curled up with your favorite book and a beautiful cup of their namesakes tea. Sugarless Honey Tea Bread. The temptation to do a vegan recipe for this round of Sugar High Friday was high, with a theme of avoiding sugar from our host, Sam, of Becks N Posh.

I considered going this route for some time before choosing not to. Honestly, I make quite a few vegan recipes and often simply experiment with them because the challenge of baking without eggs is fun for me. I specifically wanted to find a nonvegan recipe for this event, as it would give me a chance to experiment in baking without sugar, without taking into account anything else. Interestingly enough, though I’m certain that many other participants will find recipes to fit the theme, there did not seem to be a huge number of non-vegan recipes that didn’t use sugar at all.

I chose this Honey Tea Bread for its simplicity, as it only has a few ingredients (except for the spices, of course) and no added fat. Place raisins and cherries in a large bowl.  Chai Tea Cupcakes. Honey Chai Tea Cake Recipe. Ingredients 2 cups of Plain Flour 1/3 cup of packed Brown Sugar 1 teaspoon of Baking Powder 2 Eggs 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Bean Paste 1/3 cup of Grape Seed Oil. Chai + Salted Pistachio Morning Cake. The Seventh DuchessBlogRecipesChai + Salted Pistachio Morning Cake Archives.

Keep calm and have Earl Grey Currant Loaf.