Amaretto Cake

A delicious white layer cake with a kiss of Disaronno Isn’t this an elegant looking cake? I baked this beauty for my SUCKER Tea Party inspired by the Jonas Brothers. In their music video, a two-layer white cake with raspberries sits half-eaten on a cake stand and this is what I came up with for…

Strawberry Orange Cupcakes

Fiori di Sicilia is the secret ingredient in these cupcakes! I wish you guys could have seen me and my mom’s faces when we taste tested this cupcake. (It’s a hard job, but we do it for you.) This cupcake is sensational. It tastes like springtime! It’s a beautiful mix of strawberry and orange thanks…

Mini Lemon Cheesecakes

A bright and happy miniature cheesecake just in time for summer! Sometimes you want cheesecake but you don’t want to wait 24 hours to eat it. If you’ve ever baked a cheesecake at home, you know what I’m talking about. I love baking mini cheesecakes because they only need a couple hours to chill and they…

Dragon Fire

A strong vodka drink with a homemade raspberry mint ginger simple syrup Brace yourselves: Game of Thrones is coming and I for one could not be more excited! I give you Dragon Fire: an insanely delicious raspberry craft cocktail. When Kruto Vodka asked me to come up with a new recipe, I asked my friend Branden for help…

Disney Dinners: Mary Poppins Returns

An easy menu inspired by English tea and served in a colorful London park setting “Everything is possible. Even the impossible.” – Mary Poppins I couldn’t even tell you how many times I watched Mary Poppins growing up. Rather than remaking the classic, Disney continued the story in 2018 with a brand new film starring…

Tea Sandwich Flight

Looking for tea inspiration? You’ve come to the right place! I served four easy mini sandwiches as a tea sandwich flight at Disney Dinners: Mary Poppins Returns as a nod to all the flying in the film. I’ve always wanted to do a tea sandwich flight after experiencing one at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise…

Blueberry Mint Iced Tea

A refreshing afternoon drink for spring and summer Wow, this is good. This also happens to be the first iced tea recipe to ever appear on The Rose Table! I served this thirst-quenching drink at Disney Dinners: Mary Poppins Returns because I wanted a whimsical iced tea that would fit the spring park setting. The…

Lemon Lavender Buttermilk Scones

Scones are so quintessentially British, aren’t they? So of course I had to serve some at Disney Dinners: Mary Poppins Returns! I already had four variations of this buttermilk scone here on The Rose Table but came up with a brand new one for this tea.  I chose lavender to represent Mary Poppins, who is…

Mini Mary Poppins Hats

Looking for a whimsical dessert inspired by Mary Poppins Returns? You’ve come to the right place! This dessert is practically perfect in every way. The Rose Table Disney Dinners: Mary Poppins Returns is sponsored by Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns, out on Digital March 12 and blu-ray March 19, 2019. This dessert was not only inspired by the…

Mardi Gras Game Night

Gumbo, hurricanes, and king cake cupcakes served in a colorful dining room I’ve always wanted to throw a Mardi Gras-themed party! I invited my friends over for a causal game night and because I just couldn’t resist, I turned into a little Mardi Gras dinner. I served my favorite chicken and sausage gumbo and hurricanes before…

Hurricanes

A classic New Orleans cocktail that’s perfect for Mardi Gras! Several years ago I had the most delicious hurricane at Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop in New Orleans. Lafitte’s is the oldest bar in the United States, having served pirates in the 1700s, and makes a mean hurricane today. I wrote about that trip and noted Lafitte’s…

Disney Dinners: Cinderella Ball

An elegant ball with French flair inspired by Cinderella  I quite literally had a ball on Saturday night. What a way to end my 12 Months of Disney Dinners series! I spent all of 2018 hosting Disney themed dinner parties for adults (see them all under the Disney Dinners tab here on my website) and…