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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Strawberry madeleines with lemon drizzle

Afternoon tea recipes

Strawberry madeleines with lemon drizzle

These dainty strawberry and lemon drizzle madeleines are the perfect addition to a homemade afternoon...

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Fondant fancies

Afternoon tea recipes

Fondant fancies

Bake homemade fondant fancies with our easy recipe. Madeira cake cubes are filled with buttercream...

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Strawberry custard creams

Afternoon tea recipes

Strawberry custard creams

Bake a strawberry version of classic custard creams. Crisp vanilla biscuits are filled with jam...

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Eton mess roulade

Afternoon tea recipes

Eton mess roulade

A vanilla roulade filled with strawberries, cream and meringues. Our Eton mess roulade is the...

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Cheddar, chive and Marmite scones

Afternoon tea recipes

Cheddar, chive and Marmite scones

Take your cheese scone game to the next level with Debora Robertson’s easy recipe for...

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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

Can’t choose between creamy cheesecake or fluffy cupcakes? Why not have both at the same...

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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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