Candied Ginger and Green Tea Bread
Finely floor inexperienced tea stirred into the batter provides coloration to this mildly candy tea bread.
Slices of the ginger-scented loaf are scrumptious alone, unfold with marmalade or apricot jam, or made into tea sandwiches with cream cheese and preserves. Pulverize tea leaves in a espresso grinder or purchase finely floor inexperienced tea, which produces a brighter inexperienced.
See different associated recipes in Cooking with Tea.
Yield: One 9-by-5-inch loaf
Cooking time: 20 minutes, plus baking and cooling instances
Shelf life: a minimum of three days
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons floor ginger
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon baking soda
¼ cup inexperienced tea leaves, akin to sencha, finely floor
¼ cup finely chopped candied ginger
zest of 1 lemon, finely chopped
four giant eggs
1 cup superfine sugar
¾ cup mildly fruity olive oil or canola oil
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- Place a baking rack within the decrease third of the oven. Warmth to 350 F. Calmly oil a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan and line with parchment.
- In a bowl, sift collectively the flour, ginger, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Stir within the inexperienced tea, candied ginger and lemon zest and put aside.
- Within the jar of a meals processor, beat the eggs till mild in coloration and frothy, about 1 minute. With the motor working, slowly add the sugar by way of the feed tube in three phases, permitting 30 seconds between every addition. In a small glass measuring cup, mix the oil, lemon juice and vanilla. Drizzle the combination by way of the feed tube, with the motor working, into the egg combination.
- Take away the processor prime and add the dry components abruptly. Pulse till the combination is simply blended. Scrape into the ready pan. Bake till a knife inserted within the middle comes out clear, 50 to 55 minutes. Take away from the oven and funky on a rack for a minimum of 30 minutes. When cool, take away from the pan and wrap tightly in plastic wrap.