Black Tea and Strawberry Jam Cupcake

Black Tea and Strawberry Jam Cupcake

Earl Grey and strawberry jam have met their match!
This recipe makes a rather elegant cupcake.
Try them for a splendid cafe-style tea time at home!

Ingredients: six 5-cm diameter cupcakes

Pancake mix
100 g
Black tea (Earl Grey) tea bag
10 g
15 g
2 tablespoons
15 g
Strawberry jam
as needed


1. Combine the pancake mix, leaves from the tea bag, egg, sugar, honey, and milk in a bowl with a whisk.
2. In a heatproof bowl, melt the butter in the microwave at 600 W for about 30 seconds. Mix into Step 1.
3. Use your finger to use the butter leftover in the bowl from Step 2 to grease the cupcake molds.
4. Fill the molds rom Step 3 halfway with batter from Step 2. Add some strawberry jam and use a toothpick to create a marbleized pattern.
5. Pour the remaining batter over the jam from Step 4. Top with a bit of strawberry jam.
6. Bake in an oven preheated to 170℃ for 15 minutes.

Story Behind this Recipe

When I once tried a cupcake like this, it was so delicious that I tried to recreate it while recalling the taste from memory.