These dainty glazed mini lemon poppy seed tea cakes, with a zing of citrus and crunch of poppy seeds, make a pretty addition to your spring desserts table.
Glazed Mini Lemon Poppy Seed Tea Cakes on Simple Bites
Aimée Bourque, who wrote and styled this recipe for glazed mini lemon poppy seed tea cakes says, “Citrus is definitely the inspiration for these cakes. I wanted to create a delicate tea-time treat that evoked the feeling of spring while still using the winter ingredients we have on hand. You can find the recipe in its entirety on Aimée’s blog Simple Bites. She suggests considering them as a great option for Mother’s Day, baby showers, or wedding dessert.
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