Earl Grey and citrus peel bread

Earl Grey and citrus peel bread

In this Earl Grey-flavoured bread, both dried tea leaves and tea-infused water are used to maximise the flavour.


  • 2 Earl Grey tea bags
  • 8 tbsp hot water, or more if needed
  • 100ml/3½fl oz milk
  • 300g/10½oz very strong bread flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 7g dried active yeast
  • 50g/1¾oz sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 40g/1½oz unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 50g/1¾oz citrus peel, finely chopped
  • oil, for greasing
  • 1 free-range egg, beaten

For the drizzle