Juneteenth Southern Tea Cakes Take-Home Kit

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Allowed Ages: 18 to Over 18

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According to culinary historians, the American tea cake was created over 200 years ago by African slaves in the southeastern United States. Following emancipation, tea cakes became a staple of southern heritage. Today, tea cake recipes remain treasured pieces of black American family histories, and these cookies with a cake-like consistency are a traditional treat. 

To celebrate Juneteenth, pick up this take-home kit for a recipe by Jocelyn Delk Adams from her Grandbaby Cakes blog, along with the supplies to make a batch of tea cakes.


We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens. Accordingly, the Library will not be liable for such harm to any individual resulting from such allergens.

Food ingredients in this kit have been repackaged by staff.

We can only guarantee one kit per registration.  Please register individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Special notes should not be used for additional registrations.

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