Nerdie Foodie: Mother’s Day Tea Party

Nerdie Foodie Alert! Mother’s Day is just a few days away! Are you prepared? Need ideas? This Sunday, why not surprise that special mom in your life with a nerdy afternoon tea! Nerdie Foodies, let’s get you Mother’s Day ready. Let’s go!

Cauldron Cakes

Bryt (from In Literature) shows us how to make Qizilbash’s cauldron cakes from the Harry Potter book series! A Middle Eastern inspired recipe, these cakes look delicious with it’s light dusty of icing sugar on top. Check out the recipe below and the written recipe here!


Salmon Mousse

How can you say no to good salmon? Feast of Starlight shares with us the proper way of making salmon mousse, courtesy of Downton Abbey! You know this is a legitimate tea party tapas if it’s from Downton Abbey. Check out the recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Feast of Starlight)

Lemon Crinkle Tea Cookies

Erika (from Be Book Bound) shares with us a cookie that looks as delicate as a cup of tea in a china tea cup. From the lands of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, these lemon crinkle tea cookies would make a great addition to any tea party! Check out the recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Be Book Bound)

Lemon Cakes

Bryt shares with us another recipe – lemon cakes! These beautiful mini cakes from Mary Poppins’ tea party! If Mary Poppins has these cakes for her tea parties, we should try them out too! Check out the recipe here!

(Photo Credit: In Literature)

Dragon Egg Cookies

This one is for all the fiery women out there and the mother of all dragons! Diana (from Fiction-Food Café) shares with us her spicy cookie recipe. Fair warning, there is a bit of a kick to these cookies. Check out the recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Fiction-Food Café)

Turkish Delight

Straight from the world of Narnia, these sweet treats are delightfully sweet and chewy and can be made with all sorts of fruits, nuts, and different flavours! Tracy (from Oh, The Things We’ll Make) shares with us her trials and tribulations to creating the perfect recipe for this Turkish delicacy here!

(Photo Credit: The Things We’ll Make)

Plum Puffs

If you’ve read the book Anne of Green Gables, you may remember Anne inviting Diana over to Green Gables for afternoon tea. Pink Piccadilly Pastries shares with us her recipes for these beautiful plum puffs that Anne and Diana would be excited to have at their afternoon tea. Check out the recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Pink Piccadilly Pastries)

Raspberry Cordial

Of course, if you have plum puffs, you can’t forget the raspberry cordial! Tory Avey shares with us her recipe for the real raspberry cordial, and not currant wine that Anne had accidentally took and served to Diana. Check out the recipe here!

(Photo Credit: Tory Avey)

Box of Chocolates

And finally, what Mother’s Day afternoon tea party is complete without a box of chocolates? Yolanda (from How to Cake It) shows us how we can make our very own box of chocolates shaped as gems! You can also fill it with whatever you want aside from the ones suggested in the video. Check out this fun recipe below and the written recipe here!


There you have it Nerdie Foodies! I hope y’all have a swell time celebrating with your moms this weekend. Happy Mother’s Day to you and yours!

‘Til next time,
Stay nerdalicious!

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