Monday, August 5, 2019


Today I thought I would bake the Vanilla and
 Earl Grey Plum Tea Loaf found in the
 September 2019 issue of Victoria:

I was anxious to enjoy my new book
too from Victoria Magazine:

Please pour yourself a cup of
tea and look at these beautiful
photos of England:

This plum tea loaf has 5 wonderful ripe
plums baked right into it and the icing
features Earl Grey Tea.

This summer hasn't been quite as
hot as other summers in the last
few years.  That's ok with us!

The recipe can be found
 on page 106 
of the September issue.
If you love England (and
I know many of you have
been there) you will love
this book:


  1. Bernideen, your garden is absolutely gorgeous!
    Such a lovely table set for tea, and oh my that cake looks and sounds wonderful.
    That book must be quite lovely.

    Thank you for sharing your beauty with us ♡

  2. I need to remember this plum cake recipe because my plums are almost ripe and it looks so good.

  3. I can just imagine how delicious this bread is.

  4. Hi! I just came across your blog and I love your post! I am a huge lover of tea and tea parties and all things tea, lol and Victorian. I enjoy going to tea houses as well as having tea parties with my girls since they were little. Thank you for sharing, truly a lovely set up. Have a wonderful week!


  5. Bernideen, I need to look into that book. As you know, I love all things England! That plum loaf looks soooo good. Wish I could step into your garden and join you. I might just have to subscribe to Victoria again.

  6. Enjoying my tea right now. Wishing I had a slice of that plum tea bread - it looks so moist and delicious!

  7. The bread looks good and I know I'd enjoy that book.

  8. I've thought about trying that recipe, and yours looks absolutely spectacular. Thanks for sharing!


  9. Bernideen I have really enjoyed looking at this book of yours. The English countryside is so pretty,and I love that my Blue white calico dishes from England are in this issue


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