Gingerbread Spice Tea Cake


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 bags Celestial Seasonings Gingerbread Spice Holiday Tea
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Pinch of nutmeg for garnish
  • Butter for greasing the pan
  • Gingerbread Spice Whipped Cream (see below)


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Bring the water to a boil in a saucepan, add the tea bags and steep for 3-5 minutes. Mix the remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Add the tea, carefully squeezing excess liquid from tea bags before discarding the bags. Blend the batter well. Pour into an 8x8x2-inch greased baking dish. Bake for 25 minutes. Serve warm, buttered and sprinkled with nutmeg. Top with dollops of Gingerbread Spice whipped cream.



  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 2 Gingerbread Spice tea bags
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • Nutmeg for garnish

Simmer the cream and tea bags in a small pot for 6-10 minutes. Remove the tea bags, squeezing out the excess cream, and discard the bags. Mix the cream and sugar together in a large bowl. Whip until fluffy. Serve with a sprinkle of nutmeg.

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