Lemon Flowers ( Fleurs au Citron) Recipe
60 g butter
60 g icing sugar (confectioners sugar)
60 g flour
grated peel of half an untreated lemon
Blend butter, icing sugar and grated lemon peel. Add the egg and beat until mixture becomes light and fluffy. Gradually sift in the flour and mix to a smooth dough. Fill the Millefleur mould and bake in oven at 170 C (350F) for about 25 minutes (I baked for 20 mins). Dust the cakes with a little icing sugar when they have cooled down or coat with icing made from 2 Tbs. icing sugar and a little lemon juice.
Linking to Let’s Dish @Cuisine Kathleen, Grace at Home @Imparting Grace
Hi L! It was so nice to see you join in at Let's Dish. Love those dishes, the whole table is so sweet. And the sweets, well, they have made me hungry!
Carrie @ My Favorite Finds says
This is so pretty! I hope you'll come and share at Pinworthy Projects on Friday!
Alycia Nichols says
Hello there! This is my first visit to your blog via Cuisine Kathleen's blog party. I'm a little late getting around to everyone's post this week, but I'm glad I finally made it!
I have seen those beautiful dishes at Home Goods and longed for them. You really did a great job in the way you used them here. I LOVE that peacock bowl on the left!!! What a graceful little thing!!! Your cousin must love you very much to have gifted you with such a treasure!
Very nice post and very pretty pictures! Have a wonderful week!!!
Gypsy Heart says
Absolutely gorgeous!! I love peacocks and your dishes and decor are just perfect.
I have no clue how to measure grams ~ no kitchen scale ~ so will enjoy from afar.
Thanks for sharing such a splendid table!
Just a little something from Judy says
The care and detail you put into this occasion is evident, and makes me want to sit down and have a long conversation. Thank you for sharing.
Melissa Skidmore says
So beautiful! I love the turquoise! Life to the full! Melissa @ DaisyMaeBelle
Tea in Texas says
What a beautitiful tablescape with the peacocks and blue and green hues. The china with the peacock was one I debated acquiring for it is so lovely. Your lamp and turquoise dish with the peacock are gorgeous. This is a pretty presentation with birds and the flowers so coordinated. I love how you used the table and chairs with the lace tablecloth/curtain for an airy outdoor feel. The lemon flower teacakes are so yummy looking and thanks for sharing the recipe.
Wow that all looks fabulous I will be right over to help you eat those cakes hehehe!! Girl you know how to set a table ~Love Heather
What a fabulous table…♥♥♥ everything about it! That peacock dish is great.
Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR says
What a lovely setting! The tea cakes look delicious! I just included lemon tea cakes in my last post!! Lol! This is beautiful! Visiting from Richella's Grace At Home party!
Richella Parham says
Oh, how beautiful!! This is just gorgeous! And now I am hungry!!
Oh goodness, the peacock plates are gorgeous! And the aqua peacock serving piece is also incredible. I would love to have a little lemon flower to nibble on also! You are so right our tables do compliment each other!
Loved everything about this! Such pretty colors and an inviting feel. Hope your week was good!
Your table setting is so pretty and those cakes…..yum! They look so light. Here in the UK, the cakes that we call 'tea cakes' are more bread like, large flat and with dried fruit. We would slice, toast and butter them and eat with a cup of tea.
Lorraine, this is gorgeous. It reminds me of a beautiful painting. The crane bowl is gorgeous. Wow. Love the peacock plates cup. Your blue plates match beautifully. A really beautiful setting. have a blessed week. xo marlis
Oh my! How did your cousin find a dish that was so perfect. What pretty pretty plates and the color is just fabulous. I love your little goodies too. Sound wonderful. I never saw those plates, but you can bet if I had, I would have grabbed them too!
Lea Culp says
Love peacocks, love teacakes, love the table setting, it is all just gorgeous and so inviting. Happy rest of the week!
It's beautiful, Lorraine! Great teacakes (I have never baked using the gram measurements) and that peacock table setting is just gorgeous, I have never seen any like then-xo Diana
So beautiful, Lorraine. You are so gifted and creative.
Lorraince – everything looks just FABULOUS !!
And I'd just like to grab all these lemon tea-cakes and eat them 🙂
So, so beautiful! You set the most gorgeous table. I love the peacocks!
What an elegant table for one! I love it, and how relaxing to sit there and have a cup and the little tea cakes look so light and delicate!
My mouth is watering!!
Your table looks beautiful.
Oh so pretty, Lorraine, and a perfect spot for tea. I love the colors you've chosen, your pretty dishes and accessories and the yummy lemon tea cakes.
What a delightful treat for one! Your table is beautiful and the cakes must be wonderful.
Barbara F. says
Lorraine, this is so stunningly beautiful, I adore peacocks, and those little lemon cakes, yum. Fabulous. xo
The Tablescaper says
Oh, this is GORGEOUS! I love every bit of it. I've been tempted by those plates, but resisted. You've done a fabulous job with them.
– The Tablescaper
Now that is a coincidence. That first photograph…. just what we had for desert this last Sunday. And now the second photograph…. the perfect table for two, and I like that tapestry. Simply beautiful.