Monday, February 21, 2011

Tea in Vermont

Tea in Vermont...
...with a decadent piece of
Chocolate Mocha Cake

After a day of exploring
Vermont's winter wonderland...
a steamy cup of tea and a slice of cake
is the perfect ending to a delightful trip!

roadside beauty...

Vermont farmland...
a quaint Vermont town...
the Green Mountains...
country barns...
This rich, moist cake was homemade
by the champion pie maker's mama!
Baking is an art in Vermont...
Mocha Frosting
1/2 c sugar
2 t vanilla
1 T instant coffee
1-1/2 c whipping cream
1/4 c unsweet cocoa powder
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Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and
beat with an electric mixer until the frosting is
thick and forms peaks when you take out the beater.
Makes enough to spread generously on top, sides,
and between two layers of 8 inch round cake.
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I am linking to my favorite tea parties:
Tea Cup Tuesday
Tea Time Tuesday
Tea Time Tuesday
Teapot & Tea Things Tuesdays
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and my favorite foodie sites...
Tuesdays At The Table





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7 comments:

  1. What gorgeous pictures. Your teacup is very sweet. And Your tea setting is very inviting.

    Jocelyn
    http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com

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  2. Delicious! And such a pretty rose cup!
    The photos are beautiful, but make me feel chilly!
    Thank you so much for sharing your frosting recipe and for sharing your tea cup.
    Hugs,
    Terri

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  3. Mmm, yum! I love mocha frosting on chocolate cake! Thanks for the recipe and your tea photos are wonderful; very cozy! Yes, Vermont looks very much like the Island right now.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  4. Thanking you for sharing the wonderful scenery. Tea is so right when the snow is on the ground. The cake looks delightful.
    Look forward to seeing you soon.

    Blessings, Pam

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  5. Hi: That cake looks so good. I love the tea cup and tea pot. It is so beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing it with us this week. Blessings, Martha

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  6. Hello there Concetta,

    What a delightful road trip with fabulous scenery you have shared with us this week!..,

    Such yummy looking food as well and so beautifully presented!.., What a fabulous post; just lovely!

    Thanks for joining in with the fun for our TTTT and also with the 71st,'Tuesday Tea For Two'.

    Cheers and hugs from Wanda Lee

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  7. I have that matching tea pot...well, actually I should say that my mother now does because I bought it for her! I loved that rose pattern, and I knew she would too....I suppose you could say it was her CUP OF TEA! lol

    can you please make it so that I can reach right into the screen and cut into that chocolate treat....please! I need some right about now!

    ciao bella

    Creative Carmelina

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