Gluten Free Early Grey Cake

Ingredients for a 9" sandwich cake

  • 225g Oast to Host cake flour
  • 225g Caster Sugar
  • 225g Butter
  • 5 Eggs
  • A generous pinch of Early Grey tea leaves


  1. Heat oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4.
  2. Take your Oast to Host cake mix & pour into a bowl and add the sugar, butter and eggs
  3. Add the flavouring (we chose Earl Grey tea leaves)
  4. Stir together with an electric whisk until smooth and light in texture
  5. Pour into a pair of greased sandwhich tins or a lined cake tin
  6. and bake according to your favourite recipe from 20 -25 minutes for a sandwich cake  to 40 minutes for  an all in one deeper cake
  7. to check cake is baked press top lightly and see if cake surface springs back,then test by inserting a cake tester or fine bladed knife when pulled out the blade should be clean, with no mixture residue.
  8. When baked turn out of tin and place on a wire tray and leave to cool
  9. when cool prepare your cake for filling ( if you've made a deeper cake slice in half horizontally) 
  10. Add your choice of filling and topping (buttercream is a great one and you can stir in some more tea leaves to continue this flavour throughout) or Jam and buttercream for a basic victoria sponge .
  11. Enjoy !

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