Ari recently hosted a brunch bridal shower, for one of her best friends since high school. While brainstorming about what we could bake, we decided on making two different kinds of cupcakes. What breakfast/brunch isn’t complete without cupcakes? We agreed that coffee and tea flavored cupcakes would be appropriate… and delicious! Salted Caramel Cocoa Coffee Cupcakes were a shoe-in for the coffee flavor, but we had to do some investigative work into what the bride’s favorite teas were to decide on the second flavor.
The cold weather has swept in with a vengeance this year, and with it, sore throats and runny noses. Now, no doctor in their right mind will tell you to go eat a cookie… but we thought in a perfect world, they just might.
One of our favorite teas is Earl Grey. So, it was guaranteed to have a major role in a dish for the tea party. We actually started this recipe backwards. We started off making a delicious Meyer Lemon & Rosemary Marmalade, and then had to figure out a way to work it into the menu (our recipe was adapted from this bergamot marmalade recipe from David Lebovitz). The result ended up being a sweet, smooth and slightly savory desert. More