Orange Cake flavoured with Earl Grey Blue of London tea

Serves 6/8 Dessert
  • easy
  • 15 to 20min
Orange Cake flavoured with Earl Grey Blue of London tea

Ingredients

  • 250 g (9 oz) almond paste
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg white
  • 20 g (0.7 oz) caster sugar
  • 6 g (0.2 oz) flour
  • 6 g (0.2 oz) cornflour
  • 25 g (0.9 oz) grated coconut
  • 2 g (0.07 oz) ground Earl Grey Blue of London tea
  • 0.5 g (1/8 tsp) baking powder
  • 90 g (3 oz) butter

Preparation

  • Allow the almond paste to warm to room temperature, then mix with the eggs and orange zest.
  • Beat the egg white to form soft peaks, then add the caster sugar. Fold in with the almond paste mixture.
  • Sift the flour, cornflour, baking powder, grated coconut and ground tea into the mixture, then add the melted butter.
  • Mix.
  • Put in a baking dish and bake at 170°C (375°F) for 15-20 minutes.
  • Cool, then cut into pieces.

Serving suggestion

For a special treat, serve with a lemon coulis.