11 Unique Afternoon Tea Drinks

Never feel limited to only serving tea or coffee at an Afternoon Tea, High Tea or Garden Tea Party. We have lots more ideas that you can delight your guests with. VIENNA CHOCOLATE Mix three heaped tablespoonfuls of grated chocolate into a paste with cold water. Pour it into a double boiler with four cups…

THIRTY-FIVE CLASSIC CANAPÉS Recipes

THIRTY-FIVE CLASSIC CANAPÉS Recipes for an Afternoon Tea event. Easy to make and delicious to eat. I Cover thin circles of fried or toasted bread with chopped hard-boiled eggs, lay a curled anchovy in the centre of each piece and serve either hot or cold, garnishing with minced parsley or capers. II Cut thin slices…

Easy Afternoon Tea Cakes

Perfectly easy afternoon tea cakes that will impress your guests. SMALL CAKES Jelly-roll Take a fresh layer of sponge-cake, and while it is still warm cut off the edges, spread it with jelly, and roll it into a cylinder. Then roll it in a stiff paper and tie it. If the cake is not over-baked…

Vintage Secrets For Baking Perfect Cakes

We love the advice that many vintage recipes have for baking beautiful cakes. In this post, we have collected the best secrets for baking perfect cakes. Eggs The freshest eggs make the lightest cakes. You can also get lighter cakes by beating your eggs in a warm dry place. A small pinch of soda sometimes…