Recipe: Tetley Green Tea Loaf

Award-winning Tetley Green Tea infuses this tea loaf with a quality taste you can’t say no to! Use this recipe for breakfast, pairing with tea or coffee, or even dessert.


  • 12 fluid ounces strong, cold Tetley Green Tea
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 3 ounces raisins
  • 3 ounces sultanas
  • 3 ounces currants
  • 3 ounces mixed candy peel
  • 10 ounces self-rising flour, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 egg, beaten

*Original recipe calls for Tetley Classic Blend Tea.


Put tea, sugar, raisins, sultanas, currants and peel in bowl and let soak overnight. The next day, preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and line a 9″x 15″ loaf pan. Add flour, spices and beaten egg to fruit and tea mixture and beat thoroughly. Turn into prepared pan and bake 1 hour and 45 minutes, or until inserted knife comes out clean. Remove from oven and turn out on wire rack to cool. Serve sliced with butter and preserves. Store, wrapped in plastic cling wrap, in an airtight tin.

Yield:  1 loaf

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