Free apple and spice cake recipe

Free apple and spice cake recipe

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Free apple and spice cake recipe
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    • Recipe taken from Tea Fit for a Queen, published by Ebury Press in association with Historic Royal Palaces. Photograph by Jan Baldwin.

      Filled with recipes that have stood the test of time as well as fascinating anecdotes and tales, Tea Fit for a Queen reveals how the tradition of afternoon tea started in royal Britain.

      Over 40 charming recipes include everything from delicious bakewell tarts to orange-scented scones, delicate finger sandwiches and champagne cocktails; this charming collection of recipes brings you a taste of tea fit for a queen. 

      In these pages learn about the infamous royals and their connection to the history of tea; why jam pennies were Queen Elizabeth II's favourite tea time treat and how mead cake came to be served during Henry VIII's reign. Discover what cake William and Catherine selected for their wedding and hear why orange-scented scones became a royal tradition at Kensington Palace.

      Tea Fit for a Queen presents a taste of palace etiquette to take home. The exquisite fine bone china tea set, shown in many of the photographs is available to buy on this website, exclusive to Historic Royal Palaces.

      Introduction by Lucy Worsley, Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces.

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