Afternoon tea recipes

Whether you’re having friends round for afternoon tea or want to bring a treat in for your office tea-break, we have a recipe for you.

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Salted caramel loaf cake

Loaf cake recipes

Salted caramel loaf cake

A couple of secret ingredients and a simple frosting transform an easy sponge cake into...

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Herbed savoury monkey bread

Savoury bread recipes

Herbed savoury monkey bread

This homemade, herb-flecked, tear ‘n’ share savoury monkey bread is so soft and tasty –...

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Rhubarb and custard slices

Afternoon tea recipes

Rhubarb and custard slices

These delectable rhubarb and custard slices are pretty as a picture for afternoon tea served...

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Hot cross cookies

Easter baking ideas

Hot cross cookies

Add these hot cross cookies to your Easter baking repertoire: scented with mixed spice and...

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Red velvet cheesecake cupcakes

Cupcake recipes

Red velvet cheesecake cupcakes

Share the love this Valentine’s Day with these rich and satisfying red velvet cheesecake cupcakes....

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Rose and almond biscuits

Biscuit recipes

Rose and almond biscuits

These buttery almond biscuits, inspired by Spanish polvorones and flavoured with rosewater, are delicious with...

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Banana, chocolate and tahini loaf cake

Banana bread recipes

Banana, chocolate and tahini loaf cake

This banana and chocolate loaf uses tahini, cardamom and sesame seeds to bring a Middle...

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Battenberg cake

Classic cake recipes

Battenberg cake

Getting the signature chequerboard effect of the classic Battenberg cake requires a little know-how and...

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Tea and biscuit brownies

Brownie recipes

Tea and biscuit brownies

Is there a more comforting combination than tea and biscuits? A brew and a bourbon...

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Ginger drizzle traybake with cream cheese icing

Teatime traybake recipes

Ginger drizzle traybake with cream cheese icing

Rich, moist and sticky, this easy ginger traybake cake is topped with cream cheese icing...

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Russian honey biscuit cake

Make-ahead dessert recipes

Russian honey biscuit cake

This Russian honey biscuit cake needs to be assembled at least 6 hours ahead of...

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Chocolate and pistachio Viennese whirls

Biscuit recipes

Chocolate and pistachio Viennese whirls

These melt-in-the-mouth Viennese whirls are so much better than the shop-bought version: crumbly shortbread-like biscuits...

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Coconut and cardamom loaf cake

Loaf cake recipes

Coconut and cardamom loaf cake

Food writer and cookbook author Niloufer Mavalvala‘s coconut cake recipe was handed down to her...

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Tahini, brown butter and sea salt blondies

Brownie recipes

Tahini, brown butter and sea salt blondies

Raise your afternoon tea game with a batch of these sea salt blondies, made with...

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Buttermilk strawberry shortcake

Afternoon tea recipes

Buttermilk strawberry shortcake

Shortcakes are a mix between a shortbread biscuit and a classic scone, so you get...

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Ottijiet (Maltese spice biscuits)

Biscuit recipes

Ottijiet (Maltese spice biscuits)

Ottijiet biscuits are spiced shortbread biscuits traditionally eaten at teatime in Malta. They’re so light...

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Satisfyingly chewy flapjacks

Teatime traybake recipes

Satisfyingly chewy flapjacks

Our can’t-stop-at-one chewy flapjacks are the best combination of oats, syrup and butter with a...

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Almond macaroons

Afternoon tea recipes

Almond macaroons

These sweet almond macaroons, traditionally eaten during the eight-day Jewish festival of Passover, are easy...

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St Clement’s squares

Afternoon tea recipes

St Clement’s squares

Make your mum these lemony, flower-topped St Clement’s shortbreads to serve as afternoon tea on...

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Oaty maple and pecan flapjacks

Afternoon tea recipes

Oaty maple and pecan flapjacks

This classic maple and pecan flapjack recipe champions one of nature’s sweetest treats: maple syrup....

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