A perfect slice of tea cake is what makes me the most excited. Why I love tea cakes?? Because they are very light, perfect with your evening coffee and make the best snack whenever you have those hunger pangs. Banana Bread or the Banana Tea Cake have been my absolute favourite, but this Irish Cinnamon Tea Cake has somewhere come equally close. Its so light and airy. I like my tea cakes less sweet. I feel too much sugar just over powers all the flavours. Also you don’t want something extremely sweet with your coffee right??
The recipe for this one is really simple. No fancy ingredients and you can whip this up in clearly one bowl. So lets get started with the recipe now! Also you can tweak the flavour and add apples if you want. Apples and Cinnamon are a Match made in heaven as we all know. So go and check out the recipe soon.
- 2 cups All Purpose Flour
- 2 Tsp Baking Powder
- 1 Tsp Baking Soda
- 1 Cup Sugar
- 1 Cup Milk
- ½ Lemon Juice
- ¾ th cup Butter
- 2 Tsp Vanilla Extract
- ¾ th Tsp Cinnamon Powder
- ½ Cup Icing Sugar for Dusting
- Seive together flour, baking powder, baking soda in a bowl and keep aside. In a separate bowl whip together butter and sugar. Once its creamed , add in the vanilla essence.
- Slowly add in the dry ingredients in batches along with the milk mixture.Use the cut and fold technique.Lastly add in cinnamon and fold in. Grease a loaf tin. Pour in the cake mix.
- Bake in a pre-heated oven for 30 mins at 160 degrees.
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