“And when all of the flourless chocolate cakes & chocolate mousse or ganache cakes have come and gone, there will still be nothing like a fudgy brownie, dry & crackled on top, moist & dense within, with a glass of cold milk.” - Richard Sax
Yes, you read that right. Lemon Meringue Pie Ice Cream. Doesn't that sound scrumptious? Beg, borrow, or buy an ice cream maker and try this for Poetry Teatime.
Here's a super way to make Poetry Teatime treats extra special: use a shaped cookie cutter! Check out these 7 fun ideas.
Imagine a colorful little dish (or teacup!) filled with these crunchy sweet treats for your next Poetry Teatime. Plus they're easy to make!
It seems we can thank Anna, the Duchess of Bedford (1788 – 1861), for the pairing of tea and scones. It's said that she asked for tea and "sweet breads," which included scones, and was so taken by the combination that she repeated the order every afternoon thereafter, establishing the English tradition.
If you'd like to bake scones for your next Poetry Teatime, here is a simple recipe.
This delicious cake tastes even better on the second day so it can be prepared ahead of time for a Poetry Teatime. Check out the recipe below. Plus we share poetry books about fruits and veggies!
My copper kettle whistles merrily
And signals that it is time for tea.
The fine china cups are filled with the brew.
There’s lemon and sugar and sweet cream, too.
But, best of all there’s friendship, between you and me.
As we lovingly share our afternoon tea.
~ Marianna Arolin
Apple pie is easier to make today than you might think. Learn the secret tricks below and enjoy homemade pie for your next Poetry Teatime.