Thursday, June 17, 2010

Afternoon Tea Tray

Nothing beats an afternoon spent in pleasant conversation with a friend, a good cup of tea and a delightful tea tray.  This one was enjoyed several years ago at The Crab Apple Tea Room in Alpharetta, GA.  It offered some unusual tea foods, including the taco rolls and mini red velvet layer cakes.  Sadly, this tea room is now closed, like many others in my area that have gone out of business.

Crapapple Tea Shoppe and Bakery

 The tea tray at Shakespeare's Tea Room was perfect for my taste.  The scones and sandwiches are my favorites - I can do without the sweets.

 P7300103Some of the best tea room scones I’ve eaten were at Tea At Seven Springs in Powder Springs, GA.

010They were so delicious, we purchased a half dozen to take home with us.  I’m really looking forward to another visit to this tea room in July.

I would enjoy a tea tray like these every day of the week, but then I’d have to spend way too much time at the gym. 

14 comments:

Bernideen said...

Delicious - delicious - delicious!

Angela McRae said...

Don't like all the sweets? Please save them for me! (I'll even trade you a scone, OK?)

Susan said...

Those red velvet cakes are to die for ! I love those tier servers !

paperbutterfly said...

You must have had a wonderful time!! I would love to live close enough to try this tea house. Everything looks yummuy.
Thank you for dropping by for tea. I hope you come and join us.
I am envious of that seashell teapot. I love shells too. Hope you find other pieces.
Have a blessed week.
Pam

Linda J. said...

I agree with you. I would like more scones and sandwiches/savories and leave the sweets for Angela. *wink*

GardenofDaisies said...

This looks wonderful! I love the mix of sweet and savory. So sorry to hear they are gone. So many tea rooms fall by the wayside and I wish I could wave a maagic wand and keep them going. There is nothing as relaxing as going out for afternoon tea with a good friend.

Marilyn said...

I prefer the sandwiches and savories too. Love the red velvet cakes too. So maybe just a little piece of cake please.

Appleshoe said...

Looks yummy. I like tea lunches best, skip the sweets, or just have a tinny special piece.... Take care :)

Natasha Burns said...

oh drool!!!

Val said...

Oh, that red velvet cake looks rather scrumptious. I must admit that I have enough of a sweet tooth for both of us.

I love seeing your pictures of tea rooms. Unfortunately, there are no nice tea rooms around where I live...the closest nice ones are a couple of hours away. The thought of having an at home tea party sounds rather lovely to me though....may have to plan one soon.

racheld said...

Your beautiful adventures and pictures are a lovely escape from a rainy day---just looking at the bright, festive arrangements and the welcoming dainties is a party in itself.

I do love arranging a beautiful tea stand with goodies; we had quite a few of those for lunch and tea when the GrandChildren were here last week.

aims said...

And not one of them gluten free. Sigh.....

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Wonderful tea times! I see you have been to Shakespeare's Tea Room here where I live!

Lovely tea tray with the red velvet cake! Seems so many nice tea rooms close, I always wonder why? Too much work? Not enough customers? Such a shame.

Katherine

Lady Katherine said...

I just love this wonderful Tea! Oh wonderful all the food looks! I know you had a great time at this lovely Tea!

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