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A Cake Fit For a Tea Party—And Monday's Breakfast

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Tra-la-la, it's The Fall Cookbook Cake Parade: a new cake from a new cookbook every single day. Are your costumes cake pans ready?

Today: a cake for teatime, from Butter Celebrates.

Brown Butter Honey Tea Cake
Brown Butter Honey Tea Cake

Rose Daykin, the author of Butter Celebrates and owner of Vancouver's Butter Baked Goods has a special spot in her heart for tea parties:

"When I think of my mum, I always think of tea parties. She loves them! But then, what’s not to love about a tea party? Little sandwiches, baby scones, maybe a sausage roll or two. Oh, and let’s not forget about the delicious cake. After all, that’s what this is all about.

Her Brown Butter Honey Tea Cake clearly isn't your ordinary tea cake; the nuttiness of the brown butter pairs up with the moody sweetness of the honey. It's a cake fit for tea time, but also tomorrow's breakfast.

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Brown Butter Honey Tea Cake

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Makes 1 (7-inch) cake, 8 to 10 slices
  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 3/4 cups pastry flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • 3 large eggs

  • 2 tablespoons liquid honey
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Enough hot water to make a thick glaze, approximately 1 tablespoon
  • Candied flowers (optional)
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For more recipes where this one came from, check out Butter Celebrates!

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