Highclere Castle

‘At Home At Highclere – Entertaining At The Real Downton Abbey’ – Exclusive Book Preview

‘At Home at Highclere – Entertaining at THE REAL DOWNTON ABBEY’ by The Countess of Carnarvon Many of us are still yearning for more episodes of our beloved Downton Abbey. … Continued

20-Layer Crepe Cake

20-Layer Crepe Cake Recipe

Mille Feuille Crepe Cake or 20-Layer Crepe Cake What is a Mille Feuille Crepe Cake or 20-Layer Crepe Cake?  It is a decedent and elegant classic French no-bake cake consisting … Continued

Afternoon Tea From The Garden

Afternoon Tea From the Garden – Menu

 Afternoon Tea From the Garden – Menu Excerpt from AFTERNOON TEA – TIPS, TERMS and TRADITIONS by Ellen Easton ©2006-2012 – All Rights Reserved     A traditional garden afternoon … Continued

Almond Honey Pound Cake

Almond Honey Pound Cake Recipe

Almond Honey Pound Cake will definitely delight your family and guests.  Are you looking for the best poundcake recipe ever?  Well, I have it for you!  The Lavender Glaze really … Continued

Chocolate Icebox Cake

Chocolate Icebox Cake Recipe

Chocolate Icebox Cake is a family recipe using Ladyfingers that is always extra special.  Whether is cake is served individually for an afternoon tea, a dessert, pudding style, or as … Continued

Cinnamon Vanilla Tea Cake

Cinnamon Vanilla Tea Cake Recipe

How about this easy to make and very delicious Cinnamon Vanilla Tea Cake for your next afternoon tea?  Actually it is good with coffee or hot tea!  Very tasty and … Continued

Classic Carrot Cake

Classic Carrot Cake Recipe

Impress your guests with this wonderful Classic Carrot Cake.  It is so lovey to look at, so moist and flavorful, plus the cream cheese icing is also light and fluffy. … Continued

Classic French Vanilla Cake

Classic French Vanilla Cake Recipe

Classic French Vanilla Cake is the perfect complement to any occasion.  This cake is hugely popular and delicious.  Think of this cake as a canvas and you are the artist … Continued

Decorated Easter Tea Sandwich

Decorated Easter Tea Sandwich Recipes

Inspired by commercially baked cookies, Easter Egg Tea Sandwiches and Spring Bonnet Petit Fours are easy to create by simply using whipped cream cheese, pound cake, and buttercream icing as … Continued

Afternoon Children's Tea

Decorating Teatime Sweets

Valentine Day Theme of Red and Gold Sweets By Ellen Easton 2013 – All Rights Reserved Photos by Ellen Easton 2013 – All Rights Reserved. – Check out more of Ellen … Continued

English Trifle

English Trifle Recipe

What is an English Trifle?  It is a cake well soaked with sherry and served with a boiled custard poured over it.  It is delicious and elegant looking layered in … Continued

French Chocolate Cake

French Chocolate Cake with Peppermint Cream Recipe

This French Chocolate Cake recipe was handed down to me by my mother, Reva Paul.  I have added the peppermint whip cream as the perfect complement.  I have three reasons … Continued

Vanilla Cheesecakes

Individual Vanilla Cheesecakes with Lemon Curd Recipe

  Vanilla Cheesecakes with lemon curd are just right for serving when you have friends visiting for an afternoon lunch, or tea, or for a weekend brunch dessert.  Lemon curd … Continued

Mini Vanilla Cupcakes

Mini Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe

Mini Vanilla Cupcakes are an outstanding cupcake recipe that will only add to the magic of your tea party.   They are just perfect, as all you need at tea, is just of … Continued

Mississippi Mud Cupcake

Mississippi Mud Cupcake Recipe

This Mississippi Mud Cupcake recipe is a new version with a new twist on the classic Southern Mississippi Mud Cake recipe, which probably is the richest, darkest, most decadent chocolate … Continued