Earl Grey Tea Loaf with Scented Melon and Pineapple


  • 2 cups + 2 tbsp hot brewed earl grey tea
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar|Sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 6 tbsp powdered sugar|icing sugar, sifted


  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  2. Pour 2 cups hot Earl Grey tea over raisins and set aside to soak.
  3. In medium bowl, sift together flour, Granulated sugar|Sugar, baking powder, salt, and spices.
  4. Cut in butter until blended thoroughly.
  5. Add tea with raisins and stir until smooth.
  6. Pour into loaf pan and bake for 50-60 minutes, when a tester inserted in the center of the loaf comes out clean.
  7. Allow to cool for 10 minutes, then remove loaf from pan.
  8. Stir together remaining tea with powdered sugar|icing sugar and brush over loaf.
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