Lavender Earl Grey Tea Loaf

Lavender Earl Grey Tea Loaf

Victoria’s Lavender – Lavender Earl Grey Tea Loaf
Author: Kelsey Miguel (@not_umamis_cooking)

Lavender Earl Grey Tea Loaf

Are you looking for something to make for a special occasion like Mother’s Day or Easter? This recipe is for you! It’s a quick and easy prep and is something that your guests haven’t tried before! 

Yields: 1 loaf
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 60 minutes
Total time: 75 minutes


  • 1 C plain yogurt
  • ½ C applesauce
  • ½ C coconut oil (melted)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 ¼ C sugar
  • 2 cups All-Purpose flour
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder 
  • 1 Tbsp Victoria’s Lavender Earl Grey Tea 
  • 1 Tbsp granulated sugar

Kitchen Equipment

  • 2 Medium mixing bowls
  • Whisk or electric mixer
  • 1  8 ½ x 4 ½ loaf pan
  • Parchment paper


  1. Preheat the oven to 325F and lightly coat the loaf pan with coconut oil or butter and line with parchment paper. 
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, add dry ingredients (flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, earl grey tea). *If the tea leaves are large, crush the tea leaves in a mortar and pestle or with your hands until finely ground. 
  3. In a medium mixing bowl beat eggs and sugar for one minute until mixture is a pale yellow and frothy. 
  4. Mix in vanilla, applesauce, and yogurt to the sugar mixture. 
  5. Slowly mix in coconut oil and whisk until combined. 
  6. Add dry ingredients until batter is smooth and lump free. 
  7. Add into the loaf pan, sprinkle on top with granulated sugar. Tap the pan gently on the counter to remove air bubbles.  Bake for 60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. 
  8. Allow to cool for 20 minutes before cutting and serving. 
  9. Enjoy!


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Comments (3)

  1. Diana

    I have made this recipe to the letter four times. Each time it has fallen in the middle. What am I doing wrong?
    Please help.


    May 8, 2022 at 12:56 am Reply
    • Hi Diana, let me check in with our friend who created the recipe and get back to you on suggestions for your problem!! Stay tuned.

      May 9, 2022 at 5:25 pm Reply
    • Hi Diana, here is what Kelsey said, “So I’ve been looking over the recipe and looked up some ideas. I would be curious if the oven temperature was incorrect and they might need an oven thermometer. Or the baking soda or baking powder is old.” I hope this helps! If it still doesn’t work, let me know and I can try to assist further! -Victoria

      May 12, 2022 at 9:49 pm Reply
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