Lemon Cake with Earl Grey

Why do we just love cake?

Cake and tea is a great pairing, especially lemon cake with Madura Earl Grey. Baking can be a joyful and healthy activity. Cake has been a symbol of celebration, friendship, and joy for generations. Homemade treats can bring people together and create happy moments. 


  • 125 ml thickened cream
  • 1 tbs loose Madura Earl Grey Tea leaves (add if you prefer a stronger Earl Grey infusion)
  • 180 g unsalted butter, softened, chopped (or ¾ cup of cold pressed olive oil)
  • 220 g (1 cup) caster sugar (or ¾ cup of Pure Honey)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract – with seeds
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 3 eggs
  • 300 g (2 cups) plain flour
  • 1 tbs baking powder
  • 140 g (1/2 cup) Greek Style Yoghurt, plus extra, to serve

Lemon Icing Glaze:

  • 1 & 3/4 cups of icing sugar
  • 2 lemons juiced
  • Zest of one lemon (or more if you feel like more zing)


  1. Preheat oven to 180 C and prepare cake pans.
  2. Infuse cream and tea in a saucepan and set aside.
  3. Beat butter, sugar, vanilla, and lemon zest until pale and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Sift in flour, baking powder, and salt, then stir to combine.
  6. Add infused cream, tea leaves, and yoghurt, and stir until combined.
  7. Divide batter among pans and level with a spoon.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes and cool completely.
  9. Make icing by combining icing sugar and lemon juice, and spoon over cooled cakes.
  10. Optionally, replace lemon icing with whipped coconut cream, lemon, and maple syrup.
Inspired from taste.com.au
Lemon Cake with Earl Grey - Madura Tea
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