Or using that same milk crate to sneak a few of out The Box.
The Box was where my grandmother stored most of her baked goods. Most families have cookie jars - not us. Because my grandmother was a prolific baker a simple cookie jar wouldn't have sufficed.
What is a tea cake?
As you may have guessed a tea cake is a very Southern thing. I was telling the Hubbster about my Twittersation with @HealthyEveryday and even he was like "What is a tea cake?" His parents and extended family are originally from North Carolina.
Well the best non technical description I can give is this:
The closest recipe I could find to the one I remember is Grandmother's Tea Cakes from AllRecipes.com
Have you ever had a tea cake? What was your experience?
If you want to try a tea cake, tweet @healthyeveryday. She ships!