Black Tea Cupcakes

Our Black Tea Cupcakes made with our Original Black Tea make the perfect sweet treat!

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1.5 hours
Serving Size: about 2 dozen cupcakes 


  • 1/2 cup hot milk
  • 3 Red Rose Original Black Tea Bags
  • 2 eggs  
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract⠀
  • 1 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl, steep the tea bags in the hot milk for at least 10 minutes.
  • Once cooled, whisk in the eggs and vanilla until combined.
  • In a large bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and butter. Use mixer and beat until well combined.
  • Reduce mixer speed and add half of the milk mixture. Mix until just combined. Repeat with the remaining milk mixture.
  • Bake for 18 minutes, or until the edges are light golden brown.
  • Cool before frosting.
December 30, 2019 — Consumer-Relations Team