Apple Cider Scones

Apple Cider Scones

I love autumn and everything that goes with it, including the availability of fresh apple cider! My dad enjoys harvesting apples and pears to make fresh cider. It’s one of the things I look forward to every September. My husband likes it for his morning …

Chocolate Biscuit Tea Cake

Chocolate Biscuit Tea Cake

Since tomorrow is my birthday, and one of my favorite desserts is CHOCOLATE, I wanted to share this recipe for Chocolate Biscuit Tea Cake that I made for our youngest daughter’s 25th birthday last month. You might recognize this cake as the Queen’s Chocolate Biscuit …

Glazed Lemon Pound Cake

Glazed Lemon Pound Cake

To end the month of August, I wanted to share another lemon recipe that we really love. Glazed Lemon Pound Cake is a refreshing dessert to serve with tea or following your evening meal. The tart lemony glaze wraps the cake in a bow (you …

Scottish Shortbread with Chocolate and Pistachios

Scottish Shortbread with Chocolate and Pistachios

If you’ve never tried making shortbread cookies, I encourage you to try this recipe for Scottish Shortbread with Chocolate and Pistachios. It’s so yummy! The crunchy, buttery shortbread is good enough just by itself. But then the cookie is taken to another level by dipping …

Crispy Italian Pizzelle Cookies

Crispy Italian Pizzelle Cookies

The first time I tasted a Pizzelle, I fell in love with the light, crispy cookie. They have a lovely design, practically melt in your mouth, and are perfect with a cup of tea or coffee. What are Pizzelles? Pizzelle comes from the Italian word …

Easy Lemon Tarts

Easy Lemon Tarts

Easy Lemon Tarts are sure to bring a smile to those who eat one! Perfect for a brunch or afternoon tea party, or simply as a finger food dessert.  This recipe is so easy to make, whether you use canned or boxed lemon pie filling …

Glazed Lemon Madeleines

Glazed Lemon Madeleines

Glazed Lemon Madeleines are simply delightful to serve at your next tea party or possibly a Mother’s Day Brunch. Small bite-sized sponge cakes topped with a zesty lemon glaze. They’re adorable. Sweet. And delicious. Some people refer to these sweets as cookies, but rather they …

Egg Salad Tea Sandwiches

Egg Salad Tea Sandwiches

I love hosting tea parties at our house and Egg Salad Tea Sandwiches is one of my favorite savory course selections. This recipe is especially easy and doesn’t use many ingredients. Simple and so delicious. Our daughters request it often. Plus, Easter is a great …

Rolled Sugar Cookies with Icing

Rolled Sugar Cookies with Icing

Kids love baking these Rolled Sugar Cookies with Icing for Christmas or Easter! Or anytime you want a decorated cookie. I love the simple no-fuss icing on this cookie. Just spread it on and let it set up to harden. This recipe makes a large …

Sourdough Cinnamon-Swirl Raisin Bread

Sourdough Cinnamon-Swirl Raisin Bread

Here’s a recipe that reminds me of home when my mom would toast raisin bread for us for breakfast. This Sourdough Cinnamon-Swirl Raisin Bread is wonderfully delicious with a subtle sourdough tang mixed with sweet cinnamon. I cannot say enough good things about this bread. …