Taking Tea with Mother

Taking Tea with Mother

To create a pièce de résistance worthy of the guest of honor, use a large fluted decorating trip to transform a frosted cake into a blushing bouquet. Pipe a series of equally proportioned rosettes around the base, and continue adding rows, overlapping each one slightly, until the sides and top are completely covered in petal-soft whorls of buttercream.

Text Melissa Lester
Photography Marcy Black Simpson
Styling Melissa Sturdivant Smith
Recipe Development and Food Rebecca Treadwell Spradling

For the full tea menu, see “Taking Tea with Mother” in the May/June 2019 issue, available on newsstands and at Victoriamag.com.

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  1. …it truly is an ongoing testament to Beauty with Peaceful Thoughts all intertwined in such a soothing m<nnder! love!

  2. Love the pretty photography in Victoria magazine. Have subscribed since the 90’s. Wish the magazine didn’t put so much on line instead of in the magazine that we order to hold and look at, don’t like the set up of the online content. Miss the bigger magazine.


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