Published On: Thu, Jul 12th, 2018

10 tennis bakes to try this Wimbledon season

Capture the heart of Wimbledon season with these 10 tennis bakes! We’re cheering for our favourite players in style with a tennis-themed afternoon tea.

The world’s oldest tennis tournament is in full swing, and tennis fans everywhere are getting together for a cheeky bowl (or two) of strawberries and cream! In this busy season of sport, boozy and berry-based snacks are in high demand. Here’s a list of some great ideas, inspired by Wimbledon and perfect for summer.

Tennis

Tennis Cake by Mary Berry

Originally by Mary Berry, this cake is the perfect showstopper for any tennis-themed gathering. Covered in marzipan and fondant icing, it’s as tasty as it is beautiful!

Mary Berry's tennis cake, shaped like a tennis court

Lemon Verbena Tennis Ball Macarons by Beef and Brioche

Grab a light, citrusy snack while you’re watching a match. Warning: one can soon turn into five…

Iced, Tennis Ball Shaped Macarons

Tennis Lemon Curd Cupcakes by Baking Mad

Add a tang to those long, tennis-filled afternoons with some lemon curd cupcakes. We love the sugar paste tennis ball toppers – simple and effective.

Two lemon curd cupcakes

Tennis Cake Balls by Renshaw

If you feel like being a little more artsy, try your hand at these fabulous tennis ball cake pops!

Collection of tennis ball shaped cake pops

Strawberries and Cream

Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes by Life, Love and Sugar

Ooh, how sweet! These gorgeous cupcakes are a great way to bring the taste of traditional British summer to your table.

Beef and Brioche's strawberries and cream cupcakes, topped with fresh strawberries

Strawberry and Champagne Truffle Tarts by Charlotte’s Lively Kitchen

Celebrate victory with these sweet tarts. They’re indulgent, decorative, and corn, nut and soy free!

Charlotte's Strawberry and Champagne Truffle Tarts, decorated with heart-shaped strawberries

Pimm’s

Pimm’s Cake Bites by Dr Oetker

Wimbledon fans everywhere will be pouring a glass of Pimm’s this week. It’s an official partner of the event, so adding the fruity favourite to your tennis-themed creations is a must!

Dr Oetker's beautifully fruity Pimm's cake bites

Mini Pimm’s Pavlovas by Baking Mad

Filled with three of Wimbledon’s finest flavours, these little nests just melt our hearts!

A trio of Baking Mad's mini Pimm's pavlovas

Berries

Eton Mess Cheesecake by Scarlet Scorch Droppers

Wimbledon season is afternoon tea season! This berry-topped Eton Mess is ideal for sharing and will score you serious points with friends.

A bird's-eye view of Scarlet Scorch Droppers' Eton Mess Cheesecake

Summer Berry Scones by The Recipe Critic

These scones scream of summer! Packed with fresh berries, topped with a lemon glaze and finished with a sprinkling of poppy seeds, they’ll do well even if your favourite tennis players don’t.

The Recipe Critic's summer berry scones, in halves

For more theme-based bakes, take a look at the selection of tutorials available here

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