Tea Time Recipes
Week #6 April 20 - April 26
Here it is April 21st, and we are still getting snow! So it will be a pleasure to look at the recipes posted from this weeks tea event. It would be nice to turn on the oven and try some new recipes and warm up the house too!
Here are some of my favorite recipes for tea time treats. I have put them in a collection to make it easy to share with friends. Email makes it so easy to share recipes with people all over. So feel free to print them out and enjoy.
Lovely Tea Time Recipes
to enjoy with a friend or two, or three…
Chocolate Chip Toffee Scones
(I cannot remember where I got this wonderful recipe)
3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup semisweet mini chocolate chips
1/2 cup almonds, toasted and chopped
1/2 cup chocolate-covered English toffee baking bits
2 cups cold whipping cream
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
Preheat oven 375 degrees and lightly butter two large baking sheets. In large bowl,combine the flour,1/2 cup sugar, baking powder and salt. Stir in chocolate chips, nuts and toffee. Beat the cream in separate large bowl until stiff peaks form, fold into dry ingredients. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface, knead lightly until a soft dough forms. Gently shape into a circle and with serrated knife cut into wedges. Place on baking sheets a few inches apart. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with sugar. Bake until golden brown, about 20 minutes.
(Recipe from a friend)
It goes well with tea and scones.
6 ounces cream cheese
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
½ tsp salt
2 cups heavy whipping cream
Mix together the cream cheese, sugar and salt.
Beat in cream until stiff peaks form.
Can be made up to 24 hours before serving and kept cold in the refrigerator.
Lemon curd is a thick, soft and creamy, spreadable cream that has a wonderful tart yet sweet flavor. Lemon curd is another popular topping for scones. This recipe is from Joy of Baking
I wrote the original recipe to be made with chocolate chips OR raisins, and have come to prefer raisins, although others have tried it and liked the chocolate chips better and some like it better with both.
This recipe is one of my favorite tea time and coffee time goodies to have on hand for those who drop by.
I have already posted my recipe on my site at the following link…Pumpkin Biscotti