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RECIPESarrowBreadmakersarrowEarl Grey Afternoon Tea Bread
Earl Grey Afternoon Tea Bread
  This bread looks like a regular loaf, but the brewed earl grey tea used instead of water and the added tealeaves give it a wonderful aroma. Serve freshly baked with a side of sweetened whipped cream, or toast and top with honey.

Ingredients (for 2-lb. breadmaker):

  • 1-1/3 cups earl grey tea, chilled
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 4-1/4 cups bread flour
  • 3 Tbsp. dry milk
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2-1/2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. dry earl grey tealeaves
  • 2 tsp. active dry yeast (or 2-1/2 tsp. rapid rise yeast)

Ingredients (for 1-lb. breadmaker):

  • 3/4 cup earl grey tea, chilled
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. dry milk
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 Tbsp. dry earl grey tealeaves
  • 1 tsp. active dry yeast (or 1-1/2 tsp. rapid rise yeast)

This recipe was developed for the Home Bakery Virtuoso® Breadmaker (BB-PAC20), Home Bakery Supreme® Breadmaker (BBCC-X20/BB-CEC20) and the Home Bakery Mini Breadmaker (BB-HAC10). Adjustments may be required for baking this bread on other models.

1

Attach kneading blade(s). Measure ingredients precisely and add to the baking pan in the order listed. Make sure that the yeast does not touch the liquid.

2

Place the baking pan into the Home Bakery, close the lid and plug the power cord into the outlet.

3

Select the BASIC setting for BBCC-X20/BB-CEC20 model and REGULAR setting for BB-HAC10 model. If using rapid rise yeast, use the QUICK setting. Press START.

4

When baking completes, press and hold the START/RESET button to turn off the unit. Take out the baking pan using oven mitts and gently shake the loaf out.

5

Let bread cool and serve.

6

Serving Suggestions:

This bread is delicious on its own, or topped with sweetened whipped cream or honey.