Saturday, 24 June 2017

afternoon tea..



'There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea'  Henry James A Portrait of a Lady.



I couldn't agree more.
The last few strawberries from the allotment, a slice of homemade cake and a cup of tea is more or less my idea of heaven!


Here is a cake perfect for an afternoon tea time treat.
Mary Berry's Crunchy Top Lemon Cake from Mary Berry's Ultimate Cake Book.

A soft, fluffy cake with a pleasing hint of lemon and a crunchy top to add texture.


(I know there is a lot of sugar in this cake and sugar is one thing we all seem to be trying to reduce. But it is a tea time treat after all so I reckon it's allowed!)

Happy weekend one and all.

annjenny
x



4 comments:

  1. Looks wonderful, I have just made a lemon drizzle cake.

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    1. Thank you. Great minds think alike!

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  2. Mmmm ... One of my favourite cakes! Perfect for afternoon tea, as you say.

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  3. Ooh, lovely. Sometimes it's good to ditch all the buttercream and chocolate. A perfect summery teatime treat, I'd say.

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