Nanny Mook & Lulu’s Easter Afternoon Tea


Nanny Mook & Lulu’s Easter Afternoon Tea

‘Ooh, I didn’t expect you to go to all this trouble!” said Nanny M&L, when she arrived for her Easter afternoon tea, but there is something special about showing how much someone is appreciated with homemade gifts.

Lulu helped make the cakes, and as she proudly presented her sticky gingerbread to Nanny (for once heeding the plea not to bound in), it was lovely to see that she also understood the joy of taking the time to make something yourself.

I love that my kids are now old enough to help in the kitchen. There have been several occasions where I’ve lost Mook and Lulu’s help in the kitchen once the cake mixture has been made, as they disappear off, spoons in hand, to ‘clean’ the mixing bowl.  Lulu and I enjoyed making our Easter cakes together, but I would advise using a sprinkling of patience, and a serious adjustment to your schedule – little hands and lots of questions do make the process last a little longer than usual!

We made Nanny….

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    Orange & Rosemary Cupcakes, and Sticky Gingerbread

    Finger sandwiches – smoked salmon & cream cheese, and egg and cress

  • Maple Syrup & Bacon Scones
  • Sticky Gingerbread
  • Orange & Rosemary Cupcakes
  • Lashings of Tea

We also got Nanny some sugared almonds and bunny tails (coconut covered marshmallows)

We put bunches of English daffodils in a jam jar as our table centrepiece


Maple Syrup & Bacon Scones, and Finger Sandwiches


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7 thoughts on “Nanny Mook & Lulu’s Easter Afternoon Tea

  1. FromageHomage April 17, 2014 at 2:37 pm Reply

    Lucky Nanny 🙂

  2. everybodylovespretty April 18, 2014 at 12:55 am Reply

    Fabulous photos!! Everything looks amazing!! I wish I was your nanny 🙂

    • samhumphries21 April 22, 2014 at 9:56 pm Reply

      Thank you so much for your encouraging comments. Hope you’ll stop by again.

  3. Heidie Makes April 18, 2014 at 1:08 pm Reply

    Happy Easter!:)

    • samhumphries21 April 22, 2014 at 9:57 pm Reply

      Hope you had a great Easter! Thanks for stopping by – hope you’ll visit again!

      • Heidie Makes April 23, 2014 at 5:39 pm

        Thank You I will :))

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