Vegan

Oat Milk London Fog Cake

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July 20, 2020
Photo by Elina
Author Notes

A simple and delicious cake inspired by the london fog tea latte, made even better with oat milk. Also great made with English breakfast tea leaves. —Elina

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 40 minutes
  • Makes one 20cm round pan
Ingredients
  • 5 grams Earl grey tea leaves
  • 230 milliliters Unsweetened plain oat milk
  • 250 grams All purpose flour
  • 1.5 teaspoons Baking powder
  • 70 grams Cane sugar
  • 80 milliliters Canola oil
  • 1.5 teaspoons Vanilla extract
  • Powdered sugar, to dust
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Heat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Grease or line a 20cm diameter round cake pan
  2. Add the tea leaves and oat milk to a small sauce pan on medium heat to make the tea latte. Let it simmer (but do not boil) while stirring from the bottom with a silicone or wooden spatula until the oat milk is a light brown color (like coffee with cream or Pantone 480 C (I'm so sorry)). Set aside
  3. Mix together the flour, baking powder, and sugar in a large mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, combine the oil and vanilla extract. Add the oat milk tea to the wet mixture, straining the tea leaves with a fine mesh sieve
  4. Gradually add the wet mixture to the dry mixture, stirring with a whisk. Towards the end the batter will become quite thick so use a spatula to incorporate the remaining flour
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes. Let cool on a wire cooling rack but cover it lightly with cling film when it is still slightly warm to prevent drying. Dust with powdered sugar before serving

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