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Baking with TeaVendor: Tea Glazed Chocolate Gingerbread Tea Loaf

The holidays are here and that means the baking season is in full swing. Gingerbread is a key flavor during this festive time of year and we have found the perfect way to combine this flavor with tea! Join Bianca and Siobhán today as they make a Tea Glazed Chocolate Gingerbread Tea Loaf, perfect to give as a gift or as a dessert for a holiday party. Using the Gingerbread Cookie tea from our brand partners Chado Tea, this recipe will soon become a favorite for everyone who tastes it!




Tea Glazed Chocolate Gingerbread Loaf 

Ingredients For The Loaf:

  • ½ cup whole milk

  • 1 tablespoon of Gingerbread Cookie Tea

  • ½ cup white flour

  • ½ cup buckwheat flour

  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • ¾ teaspoons ginger

  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg

  • 4 tablespoons softened butter

  • ⅓ cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 3 tablespoons molasses

  • 3 tablespoons chopped candied ginger

  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips


Ingredients For The Tea Glaze:


Instructions For The Loaf:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a loaf pan with baking spray.
  2. Warm the milk in a small saucepan on the stove until hot. Add the loose tea and steep for 5 minutes. Strain the tea out of the milk and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine together the flours, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt and spices.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the brown sugar and butter until smooth.
  5. Add the egg and molasses to the small bowl and whisk until incorporated.
  6. Add the milk and whisk again until smooth.
  7. Pour the liquid portion into the large bowl with the flour and stir until combined.
  8. Add the chopped ginger and chocolate chips. Fold into the batter.
  9. Transfer the batter to the loaf pan and bake for about 30 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.
  10. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for at least 10 minutes before removing the loaf from the pan to a cooling rack. Allow the loaf to cool completely before glazing.


Instructions For The Glaze:

  1. Warm the milk in a small saucepan on the stove until hot. Add in the loose tea and steep until the milk has cooled to room temperature. Strain the tea out of the milk and discard.

  2. Add in the vanilla extract and stir.

  3. Add the powdered sugar slowly and mix with a whisk until smooth.

  4. Pour the glaze over the cooled loaf and allow to sit for a few minutes before slicing.

  5. If glaze remains, you can either discard or add a little to each slice of the loaf prior to serving.


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