Tea cake

Tea cake

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  • Serves: 16 persons



  1. Step 1

    Warm the milk in a pan, add the tea bags, remove the pan from the heat. Cover and leave to absorb for approx. 10 mins. Squeeze out the tea bags and remove.
  2. Step 2

    Beat the butter, cane sugar and honey in a bowl until light and creamy. Beat in the eggs one at a time and continue to beat until the mixture becomes lighter in colour. Add the flour, raisins and milky tea, mix well. Transfer the mixture to the prepared tin.
  3. Step 3

    Approx. 55 mins. in the lower half of an oven preheated to 180°C. Remove from the oven, allow to cool slightly, remove from the tin and leave to cool completely on a rack.
  4. Step 4

    Grate the zest of the orange and set aside. Squeeze out 2 tbsp of juice and mix well with the icing sugar to create a thick icing. Spread the icing over the cake, sprinkle with the reserved orange zest, chill the cake for approx. 30 mins.