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Friday, August 14, 2015

Afternoon Tea Honey Cake

Plan the perfect afternoon tea with our honey cake recipe and Africa’s famous rooibos (roy-bos) red bush tea. All you need is a slice of honey cake, a teapot and pretty cups.


Afternoon Tea Honey Cake

Afternoon Tea Honey Cake
Afternoon Tea Honey Cake and South African rooibos tea 
Ingredients:
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 large egg
1/3 cup any mixed dried fruit
1/3 cup rooibos red bush tea
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions:
Preheat the oven to 350 Fo. In a large mixing bowl, add dried fruit, warm tea, and honey. Mix well, let stand 10 minutes. Beat the egg and whisk it into the tea mixture. Add flour, baking powder and spices beat until well combined. Grease and flour a standard size loaf pan with vegetable oil. Pour the cake mixture into the prepared loaf pan bake 20-25 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool and serve with afternoon tea.


Did you know...?
Southern Africa rooibos tea is naturally caffeine free.

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