Moist Tea Cake Recipe For Your Evening Tea Or Dessert Cravings

Shalini Thakur

Shalini Thakur
Nov 2023

2 min read
Tea cake

Cooking Time

45 mins

Total Time

60 mins

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup natural or cane sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Zest of one lemon (optional)
  • Confectioners' sugar for dusting (optional)
  • A warm cup of tea or coffee deserves a perfect companion, and our Moist Tea Cake Recipe fits the bill! This simple yet irresistible cake which takes only 30 minutes to make,  is deliciously moist, lightly sweet, and infused with a delicate flavor that goes well with your favorite hot beverages. 

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    How To Make Tea Cake At Home?

    Whether you’re hosting guests or enjoying a quiet moment, this fluffy cake is a delightful treat. Let’s start baking and elevate your tea time experience!


    • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan.
    • In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
    • In a separate large bowl, beat the softened butter and cane sugar until the mixture becomes light and fluffy.
    • Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in the vanilla extract.
    • Gradually add the dry ingredients whisked earlier, to the wet mixture, and add low fat milk
    • If using lemon zest, mix it into the batter.
    • Pour the batter into the greased loaf pan and smooth the top.
    • Bake for about 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
    • Let the cake cool in the pan for 10-15 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.
    • Once the cake is completely cool, you can dust it with cane sugar for a lovely finishing touch.

    Nutritional Value (per serving, 1 slice):

    Here is the approx nutritional value for this cake recipe:

    • Calories: 200
    • Total Fat: 8g
    • Carbohydrates: 30g
    • Dietary Fiber: 1g
    • Protein: 3g

    5 Wonderful Benefits Of Having This Tea Cake Recipe

    This Fluffy Cake combines flavor and comfort, offering you a delicious way to enjoy your daily evening and it gives you some benefits to enjoy as well:

    • Versatility And Enjoyment: Not just for tea time, this cake is a versatile treat that can be savored as a snack, dessert, or even as part of a satisfying breakfast. Its lightly sweet taste appeals to a broad range of preferences.
    • Quick And Easy: In a busy world, this recipe stands out for its simplicity and speed. With readily available ingredients, you can effortlessly create a delightful treat for unexpected guests or spontaneous cravings.
    • Moist And Flavorful Delight: This tea cake is irresistibly moist, ensuring each bite is a burst of flavor that beautifully complements your hot beverage, enhancing your tea or coffee break.
    • Family-Friendly: This Moist Cake is a hit with family members of all ages. Whether you’re sharing it with kids or adults, it’s sure to please a variety of taste buds.
    • Warm And Cozy Moments: It’s more than a cake; it’s an invitation to enjoy moments of warmth and comfort. The soft, tender crumb of the cake adds a cozy touch to your daily routine, making every slice a small pleasure.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is It Possible To Freeze The Tea Cake For Later Consumption?

    Absolutely! Wrap the cake in plastic wrap or aluminum foil and store it in an airtight container in the freezer. It can be kept for up to 2-3 months.

    What’s The Best Way To Serve The Tea Cake?

    The cake is delightful on its own, but you can also enjoy it with a dollop of whipped cream, a scoop of ice cream, or a dusting of confectioners’ sugar for a lovely finishing touch.

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