When the leaves begin to change and the air cools but the sun is still warm, it’s harvest season. What a better way to celebrate than to host your own Harvest Afternoon Tea.
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Savoring a cup of freshly brewed tea is a wonderful way to welcome autumn colors of early fall. Here you will find recipes that feature fresh apples, pumpkins, and more. From savory treats to tea sandwiches, scones, and of course delicious tea sweets as well.
These recipes and ideas will help inspire you to host your own Harvest Afternoon Tea. Whether that be for two or a gathering of friends. But first, let’s take a look at teatime in the fall.
More Fall Afternoon Tea Recipes and Ideas
Fall is a particularly wonderful season to observe teatime. With expectations of the holidays to come, friends and family tend to gather. Hosting your own fall afternoon tea is a simple yet meaningful way to celebrate with friends.
China Patterns we love for a Harvest Afternoon Tea
While you may not have a complete set of a fall themed china pattern, picking up a few pieces, like teacup and saucers, or even a favorite teapot is a fun way to begin a new fall traditions. Here are some of my favorites:
"A hearty cooked salad of beets, broccoli, and onion, tossed with fresh apple, toasted pecans, and apple cider vinaigrette is a refreshing complement to the sandwiches typically served for afternoon tea."
Zucchini, Potato and Cheddar Soup is a delicious, low calorie, healthy soup that's easy to make during zucchini season or anytime throughout the year. Delicious, creamy and full of flavor in under 30 minutes! Plus, it freezes beautifully to make now and enjoy in the cold months.
These easy Apple Pie Bars or Apple Crumble Bars are a sweet treat perfect in apple season, or anytime you're craving apple pie. But easier to make. They're buttery, warmly spiced, and fall-apart tender.
This Pear Upside Down Cake is an incredibly moist and tender cake with amazing fall-inspired flavors of maple, cinnamon, and cardamom. It's a simple cake with a delicious flavor you'll love during pear season.
Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting is a classic fall dessert that's simple to make, soft, utterly delicious, and filled with warm spices. The velvety Cream Cheese Frosting makes these simple bars a standout favorite.