17 Tasty Recipes with Earl Grey Tea

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If you love the citrus notes of Earl Grey tea, you’ll want to try these 17 simple recipes. From sweet treats to decadent tea lattes, these recipes are infused with the delicious tea.

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Earl Grey Tea

Earl Grey tea is a black tea that’s flavored with bergamot, a citrus fruit from Italy. The black tea is usually Assam or Ceylon. Since Earl Grey tea contains black tea, there’s caffeine in anything that’s made with Earl Grey.

Earl Grey tea recipes can be made with loose tea, tea sachets, or tea bags. Loose tea tends to be higher in quality than tea sachets or tea bags. Use tea sachets or tea bags when more than 4 ingredients are in the recipe. The other ingredients will dilute the Earl Grey tea flavor, so there’s no need to use pricier loose tea.

If you want stronger Earl Grey tea, use more than the recipe lists instead of steeping it for longer. Otherwise, the tea will taste bitter.

17 Recipes with Earl Grey Tea

1. London Fog Drink

A London Fog is a drink made of perfectly brewed Earl Grey, frothed milk, vanilla extract, and a hint of lavender. It's also known as an Earl Grey tea latte.
The lavender complements the flavor of Earl Grey, but you can take it out for a standard London Fog.
In this recipe, the decadent frothed milk is made with a French press. An electric milk frother can also be used. It takes just 8 minutes to make this drink from start to finish, and you can customize it in so many ways.
Ingredients: Water, Earl Grey tea, dried lavender, brown sugar, vanilla extract, milk

2. Earl Grey Bubble Tea

This Earl Grey bubble tea (or Earl Grey boba milk tea) is a delicious way to enjoy boba. It's basically an iced Earl Grey tea with boba pearls.
So easy to make at home, this recipe calls for just 5 minutes of prep. It also includes my tips and tricks for making boba pearls with the perfect texture.
Any type of milk can be used, including soy or oat milk. Whole milk will create the creamiest drink.
Ingredients: Water, Earl Grey tea bags, brown sugar, ice, milk, tapioca balls

3. Starbucks Iced London Fog Tea Latte

A Starbucks copycat recipe, this iced London Fog tea drink comes together in just 7 minutes. It tastes just like the real thing, which includes a hint of lavender.
Get the Starbucks vanilla syrup at their locations to make the London Fog as close to the original as possible.
Top off the drink with vanilla sweet cream cold foam (or whipped cream) for an even tastier treat.
Ingredients: Earl Grey tea sachets, hot water, vanilla syrup, 2% milk, ice

4. Starbucks London Fog Tea Latte

For the colder days, switch over to a hot London Fog. This copycat recipe is made the same way Starbucks does.
Every tea company makes their own version of Earl Grey tea, so they all taste slightly different. This recipe uses an Earl Grey tea that tastes just like the one at Starbucks, down to the notes of lavender.
You'll only need 4 ingredients to make this drink. To froth the milk at home, get my French press method of use an electric milk frother.
Plus, get my tips on how to brew the Earl Grey tea perfectly so it's not bitter.
Ingredients: Earl Grey tea sachets, hot water, vanilla syrup, 2% milk

5. London Fog Frappuccino

A more decadent version of the London Fog, this Frappuccino is perfect for hot days. It's a frozen drink topped with from-scratch whipped cream.
The London Fog ingredients are blended with a homemade Frappuccino base syrup to get the perfect Frappuccino texture.
Make a batch of Frappuccino base syrup and keep it on hand all summer to make Frappuccinos whenever you want. It's so quick and easy to do.
Ingredients: Hot water, Earl Grey tea sachets, milk, sweetened condensed milk, ice, homemade Frappuccino base syrup, heavy cream

6. Earl Grey Scones with Vanilla Bean Glaze

Pair these scones with a pot of Earl Grey tea for an exceptional tea time. The sweet vanilla glaze with the Earl Grey tea scones give this treat the classic flavors of London Fog.
They're a little sweet, a bit crumbly, and can be made ahead of time and stored in the freezer for up to 2 months.
Gather all the ingredients and make these scones this weekend!
Ingredients: All-purpose flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda, Earl Grey tea, salted butter, full-fat sour cream, egg, vanilla extract, powdered sugar, milk, vanilla bean paste, salt

7. Earl Grey Chocolate Spread

Chocolate and Earl Grey tea are an amazing combination. This recipe mixes the two ingredients into a delicious spread.
It uses one saucepan, so you won't have many dishes to wash. It also comes together in less than 20 minutes.
For a sweet afternoon treat, serve this spread on a toasted baguette or slice of toast with a pot of tea.
Ingredients: Semisweet mini chocolate chips, heavy cream, Earl Grey loose tea, salted butter, sea salt flakes

8. Iced Earl Grey Tea with Cream Froth

Before Starbucks popularized cold foam on iced drinks, I made something similar and called it cream froth. That's because it was made with heavy cream.
Cream froth is basically pourable whipped cream (thicker than cold foam) and it's delicious on iced drinks.
There are 2 parts to this drink, the Earl Grey iced tea and the cream froth. The tea is brewed hot then cooled down. The cream froth is whisked in seconds using a handheld frother.
It's creamy, delicious, and completely refreshing. See how to make the drink in just 10 minutes.
Ingredients: Cold water, hot water, Earl Grey tea sachet, heavy cream, sugar, salt

9. Earl Grey Lavender Cake

If you love baked goods with notes of Earl Grey, add this pretty layered cake to your to-do list. It takes less than 1 hour to make and serves 8 to 12 people.
Milk is infused with Earl Grey tea and lavender, then added to the cake batter. It's also used to make a decadent buttercream frosting.
The frosting is only used between the layers, so the cake isn't too sweet or rich. Bake this cake for your next tea time and serve it with a pot of tea.
Ingredients: Whole milk, lavender, Earl Grey tea bags, all-purpose flour, salt, baking powder, butter, granulated sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, powdered sugar, purple food coloring

10. Earl Grey Hot Chocolate

If you love extra-thick hot chocolate, you'll love this Earl Grey version. It's like drinking a melted chocolate bar infused with Earl Grey tea.
The recipe is so easy to make. It uses just one saucepan and calls for 8 minutes of prep time.
Salt is the secret ingredient that brings all the flavors together. Once topped off with lightly whipped cream, the drink will transform into a decadent treat.
Ingredients: Milk, heavy cream, dark chocolate, Earl Grey tea sachets, sugar, salt, heavy cream

11. Earl Grey Cake Doughnuts

Making Earl Grey doughnuts is easier than you think. Simply steep Earl Grey tea in milk, then add it to the batter.
Pour everything into a doughnut pan and pop it in the oven. Once baked, the doughnuts are then dipped in a chocolate bergamot glaze for a delightfully delicious treat.
Get tips and notes on how to store the doughnuts and on ingredient substitutions.
Ingredients: Whole milk, Earl Grey tea, large egg, avocado oil, sugar, sea salt, vanilla extract, baking powder, cake flour, dark chocolate, bergamot oil, rose petals

12. Earl Grey Pancakes

For a delicious twist on plain pancakes, make this version with Earl Grey tea. They come together in less than 30 minutes and serve 4 people per batch.
Also, the pancakes can be stored in the freezer for up 2 months, so you can have a tasty breakfast whenever you want. Simply reheat them in the microwave for a quick breakfast.
Get ingredient notes and tips on how to make them super fluffy, plus how to store them properly.
Ingredients: Whole milk, Earl Grey tea bags, egg, melted butter, vanilla extract, plain yogurt, lemon zest, granulated sugar, all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda

13. Earl Grey Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze

With a prep time of just 15 minutes, this Bundt cake is a must if you love Earl Grey tea. It's gluten-free, soft, and delicious.
The cake is topped off with a thick and glossy dark chocolate ganache. It complements the floral notes of Earl Grey so well.
Cut a slice and enjoy it for a sweet breakfast, dessert, or afternoon snack. Serve it with a cup of Earl Grey tea to round it all out!
Ingredients: Milk, Earl Grey teabags, brown sugar, white sugar, gluten-free flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, salt, eggs, coconut oil, vanilla, dark chocolate, cream, whiskey, vanilla, creme fraiche

14. Earl Grey Blueberry Coffee Cake

Upgrade your breakfast spread with Earl Grey blueberry coffee cake. Milk is infused with Earl Grey milk then added to the batter.
One batch will yield 12 servings. With every bite, you'll get a mouthful of blueberries and a buttery crumb topping.
Check out the video of the recipe where you can see how the cake is made. It's loaded with great baking tips.
Ingredients: Whole milk, Earl Grey tea, unsalted butter, granulated white sugar, baking powder, salt, all-purpose flour, eggs, blueberries, dark brown sugar, all-purpose flour, Turbinado sugar, cinnamon

15. No-Churn Earl Grey Ice Cream

Thanks to this no-churn ice cream recipe, you can make homemade Earl Grey ice cream without an ice cream maker.
Simply infuse cream with Earl Grey tea, then whip it in a stand mixer with heavy cream, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla extract, and bergamot oil.
Once the mixture is frozen, it will transform into a decadent ice cream. It also keeps in the freezer for up to 3 months.
This ice cream can also be considered a London Fog ice cream since it's made with vanilla, milk, and Earl Grey tea, which are the 3 ingredients needed for a London Fog.
Ingredients: Earl Grey tea bags, heavy whipping cream, condensed milk, vanilla extract, culinary bergamot oil

16. Earl Grey Shortbread Cookies

Only 7 ingredients are needed to make these crisp and buttery Earl Grey shortbread cookies.
The easy-to-make cookie dough can be made ahead of time. This way, you can bake a fresh batch of warm cookies right before guests come over.
Plus, the Earl Grey tea is finely ground and added directly into the cookie dough. The flavor of Earl Grey tea will really come through with each bite.
Ingredients: All-purpose flour, finely ground Earl Grey tea, powdered sugar, sea salt, unsalted butter, vanilla extract, bergamot oil extract

17. No-Bake Earl Grey Tea Truffles

Crushed sugar cookies, Earl Grey tea, and cream cheese come together in these sweet bite-sized truffles.
Since it uses ready-made sugar cookies, there's no baking involved in this recipe. Simply combine the ingredients, form the mixture into balls, then put them in the refrigerator.
Once chilled, the truffles get a coating of white chocolate. See how to make the 10-minute recipe with just 6 simple ingredients.
Ingredients: Sugar cookies, white frosting, Earl Grey tea, cream cheese, white chocolate chips, coconut oil

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