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Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

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I made these chocolate peppermint cookies for tea at Leith Hall last week and Bill from Absecon paid me a great compliment. He said that they were the best chocolate cookies he had ever had, and he doesn’t even like … Continue reading

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LEITH HALL’S LOVEABLE LUXURY POUND CAKE

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LEITH HALL’S LOVEABLE LUXURY POUND CAKE I often serve pound cakes for teatime, though seldom the simple vanilla version. Last week, our neighbor Arielle claimed that the chocolate chunk version didn’t count as the required chocolate dessert for tea. I … Continue reading

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Almond Chocolate Sandwich Cookies from Leith Hall bed and breakfast

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Our guests who just left Leith Hall bed and breakfast yesterday asked for the recipe for these almond and chocolate sandwich cookies that I served for tea – so these are for you, Stephanie and Michael von M . You … Continue reading

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LEITH HALL’S SINFULLY RICH ORANGE AND CREAM CAKE

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This past week, our guests devoured this cake and a cherry devil’s food cake at afternoon tea. They asked for the recipe for both cakes. This is the orange one, which is flavored with sour cream and orange marmalade and … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO CHEESECAKES

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  Jewish and Siciliano New York This cheesecake is trying to reproduce one made by an old college friend, Kenny Kleinrock’s mother. She approached the task as a scientific experiment, trying many variations ’till she found the perfect, the archetypal, … Continue reading

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CAPE MAY RASPBERRY SOUR CREAM COFFEE CAKE for Donna B.

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A recent Leith Hall b&b guest, Donna B.,  emailed me for two recipes for treats that we serve at afternoon tea. The first was Cape May bed and breakfast Gingerbread which was in an earlier post, and this is the … Continue reading

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Roger and Judy’s Pumpkin Apricot Cake

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Brave Leith Hall Guests Follow Elan’s Recipes This past weekend, Roger and Judy, who visit us every year and are so much fun to talk to, asked for the recipe for the pumpkin and apricot cake that I served for … Continue reading

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CAPE MAY BEACH SHORTBREAD COOKIES DOWN THE SHORE

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Cape May Beach Shortbread Cookies These cookies look like the sand on the beach in Cape May. The sprinkle of sugar on top even gives them the texture of the sand on the beach in Cape May. The best things … Continue reading

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Banana Bread with Chocolate

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  Leith Hall Banana Bread Suzie loves Banana Bread and, of course, chocolate. So I like to serve Banana Bread for tea at the inn.  Whenever we have some over-ripe bananas, I stick them in the freezer. To make Banana … Continue reading

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