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Carve off a Slice of Frosted Carrot Cake from A Quarter to Tea. . . . . .

In my experience I’ve found that people either love or hate carrot cake.  As for me, with my enormous sweet tooth, I’ll enjoy a slice of carrot cake any day, but that’s not always the case for others. What? Carrots? Cake?  Who’s sneaking vegetables into my dessert? I can understand the dichotomy. Whether you love carrot cake or not, it’s hard to resist trying a tea flavor as bold and unusual as Frosted Carrot Cake from A Quarter to Tea.  From the beginning, these tea leaves have a lot going on.  This is a genmai cha-based blend, so sencha green Read More

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Glazed Donut from 52Teas

I’ve hear about the 52Teas company for its unique and varying tea flavors (flavors like banana pudding, pumpkin cheesecake, and cotton candy), but this is my first time trying tea from 52Teas.  With a name like Glazed Donut, how could you not give this blend a try? Glazed Donut is a black tea with organic flavors added to create the dessert-flavor of its namesake.  I brewed this tea in a variety of ways.  First, I went for my preferred style: hot tea without any sugar or milk.  With this method, the strongest glazed donut experience I had was the smell Read More

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Vicky’s Sponge Cake from Bluebird Tea Co.

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Bluebird Tea Co. Tea Description: Think vanilla sponge cake with a dollop of raspberry jam! There is nothing better than a cuppa and cake (except perhaps a cake flavoured cuppa!) and did you know it was our good old queenie Victoria who invented the Vicky Sponge? Guess the name gives it away a bit! She loved taking afternoon tea with her home girls but decided they needed soem extra nurishment to last until dinner. Cake it is then! We like your thinking QV! Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Ah, Victoria Sponge. Read More

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Gingerbread Flavored Iced Honeybush Tea from Southern Boy Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Honeybush Where to Buy:  Zoomdweebies Tea Description: This is a crowd pleaser. Order this today and offer your Thanksgiving dinner guests an awesome caffeine-free treat with organic flavors of gingerbread and a hint of cream cheese frosting. This is a real treat and likely to go fast. Do not miss out on this one. Learn more about this tea here. Learn about SBT’s subscriptions here. Taster’s Review: Gingerbread is not something I eat often.  I like some gingerbread, but most that I find tends to be a little on the wimpy side with no real ginger flavor. Read More

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Red Velvet Cake Mate from 52Teas

Tisane Description: Leaf Type:  Yerba Maté Where to Buy:  52Teas Tisane Description: Our Malted ChocoMate has been one of our most popular blends over the years, well, at least it WAS until this! Here’s roasted yerba mate blended with organic cacao nibs and organic flavors. It’s chocolate and cream cheese frosting and cake in a cup. I thought about adding some red food coloring, but I think you will agree that even if it isn’t red, it’s delicious. Learn more about this tisane here. Taster’s Review: YUM!  To be honest, I wasn’t really … looking that forward to trying this Red Read More