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Sunday, April 29, 2018

Lemon Cake

Yesterday I just had to clean floors and dust and in the meantime I wanted to bake a lemon cake which is one of my favorite. So as I whipped up the cake and got it in the oven I kept cleaning. I would rather do yard work than housework any day. It's always great when the dust and dirt  is gone, however.



This is a teapot my Mother told me she had before I was born. It's a Hall teapot. I got the pretty cups and saucers and snack plates at a Marshall's years ago.



I had never thought to put this set together Mom's old tea pot and my calico set, here's another thing do you like cold cake or room temperature cake? I always like a cold cake so put my lemon cake in the refrigerator.


I use to collect these vintage tea spoons for loose tea and still use them. I still look for them when I got to large antique malls. I have a couple more



Oh by the way it tasted so good with my cup hot tea LOL wish you were here to have a piece




Linky parties I joined in for fun of it


How Sweet The Sound 

21 comments:

  1. Love your gorgeous chintz teacups and the pretty art deco teapot!The lemon cake is mouthwatering...I also love the napkins and spoons.Great post!HUGS!

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  2. The cup and saucers look great with your mother's pot. Perfect combination!

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  3. I would dearly love to sit down over a pot of tea and a slice of your lovely lemon cake and have a heart to heart visit together! I can’t think of anything that would be more delightful! I shall brew up a pot of tea this afternoon in your honor!

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  4. Your blog has all the vintage things I love. The chintz dishes and teapot go so nicely together. I like your collection of tea spoons. The napkins look hand embroidered. They are lovely. I would have enjoyed your company and piece of that delicious lemon cake.

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  5. Would love some of your tea and lemon cake. We have sold some of those tea spoons in our store before. Yours are really nice! Janice

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  6. Oh but I'll be there in the morning!!! Your photos are magazine worthy Janice! Just gorgeous! Love your mother's teapot with the chintz! See you in the morning! :)

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  7. What a very special teapot and the sweet chintz desert plates, cup and saucers. Your lemon cake looks so pretty servered with them. I wish I had a piece too!

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  8. It IS that time of year when lemon anything sounds so wonderful! I have that same Hall teapot . . . I got it at GW a few years ago for a few dollars!!

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  9. Your tea pot is just adorable and that lemon cake of yours looks delicious. too bad i'm on a diet otherwise I would ask you to share the recipe.

    love your collection of vintage tea infusers.

    Rita

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  10. Your lemon cake looks like it would be delicious cold or at room temperature! Yum!

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  11. I just love lemon cake and yes, cold is better. Try it sometime with chocolate frosting...wow, is that good! Your tea set is so pretty.

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  12. The cake looks super yummy! I do like a chilled cake as well. Your mom's pretty teapot is fun mixed with your dishes. I have just one of those teaspoons. What a fun collection!
    hugs,
    Jann

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  13. "mercysakesalive" that cake looks delicious! Lol I love the pretty plates too and what a lovely yellow tea pot. I like cake chilled or room temperture, either way. Is lemon your favorite cake? I like white cake best. With various frostings.....white or chocolate or lemon, etc. Do you like german chocolate cake?

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  14. O MY!! How totally delightful this post was!! LOVE the tea pot and the pretty tea cups and saucers!! So pretty in yellow! Thanks so much for stopping by!!
    Hugs,
    Deb

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  15. Oh so very pretty are your cups and saucers! Love them. That lemon cake looks so delightful. Wish I had a slice with a cup of coffee right about now. Love the tea difusers. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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  16. Oh lemon cake sounds so good and fresh. I love the dishes. So pretty. Blessings, xoxo, Susie

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  17. Janice: I don't know how I missed this post as I love your chintz pieces and that sweet Mama's teapot! Your cake looks delicious and I agree - lemon is perfect this time of year and all the rest of the year too! All very pretty and teaspoon tea infusers are darling. I have a few.

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  18. Looks totally delicious that lemon cake! I adore your gorgeous tea set with the pattern all over. I have a little of this china myself and just love them.
    Your tea infusers are perfect for herbal teas too which is what I love to drink.
    Cheers,
    Suzy

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  19. I love lemon cake and haven't made one in well over a year! You have inspired me to do so! And how perfectly your delicious cake matches your pretty chintz ware and your mother's lovely teapot!

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  20. Love those sunny yellow dishes and I'm sure the cake was extra special on them!
    Blessings!
    Deb

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  21. Your dishes are so beautiful.

    I'm headed to the thrift shop today for some cute teacups. I know I won't find anything so gorgeous, but I've hooked up for a Tea and Roses blog link party and I need come cute tea cups for my post.

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