“During the Christmas season, traditional Afternoon Tea in The Palm Court at The Ritz will be given a festive twist. You can enjoy with your family and friends, servings of delicate finger sandwiches, delicious pastries, mouth-watering cakes and freshly made scones with Cornish clotted cream and strawberry preserve whilst listening to the glorious sounds of The Ritz choir singing well-known carols.”
"An homage to Esther Bolick’s signature dessert in the treasured Mitford series, our Mini Orange Marmalade Cakes feature ribbons of marmalade between layers of fluffy cake crowned with creamy vanilla frosting and fresh begonias."
Vanilla Tea Cake Cookies are a simple buttery, soft vanilla tea cookie perfect for afternoon tea. Much like Scottish Shortbread, the ingredients are simple, but the texture and vanilla flavors are deliciously unforgettable.
“Eggs poached in a mixture of white wine and spiced white tea add a new twist to Eggs Benedict. Serve them over flaky Tarragon Scones with Truffled Hollandaise Sauce.”
Make-Ahead Tip: Tarragon Scones can be mixed, rolled, and cut up to a week ahead of time. Place unbaked scones on a rimmed baking sheet, and freeze. Store in a resealable plastic bag. Bake scones, unthawed.
“Traditional Texas caviar is a mixture of corn kernels, black-eyed peas, and bell pepper tossed in a light vinaigrette. Served with goat cheese on toasted baguettes, this Southern favorite becomes a gourmet treat.”
Mini Cranberry Pecan Goat Cheese Balls, a festive, delicious appetizer or snack for the holidays, that's so simple and easy it will become your go-to recipe. Packed with cranberries, pecans, fresh parsley and seasoned with cinnamon and honey. It's incredibly delicious.
“Pepper jelly brie bites are the perfect appetizer for any party or gathering. Crispy phyllo shells filled with slightly spicy pepper jelly topped with creamy brie cheese. Sweet and spicy bites of flaky deliciousness!”
Chocolate Waffles, flavored with cocoa powder and chocolate tea, make a delightful breakfast treat on Christmas morning. The added surprise: The syrup is infused with Earl Grey tea.
Make-Ahead Tip: Earl Grey Syrup can be made up to a week in advance and refrigerated until needed. Get a head start on Christmas morning breakfast by mixing dry ingredients for waffles (baking mix, sugar, and cocoa powder) the night before. Then add wet ingredients in the morning.