Published On: Mon, Aug 10th, 2020

Get fancy with these 12 Afternoon Tea recipes

Celebrate Afternoon Tea Week this August with one of these delicious recipes…

Pay tribute to the nation’s favourite tipple … a nice cup of tea, and join in the Afternoon Tea Week celebrations this August 10th-16th. Throw a small, socially distanced garden tea party with friends and family – or  meet up in digital form – and enjoy some delicious treats with this round-up of afternoon tea recipes.

Classic scones from Fab Flour

We’d never say no to a scone, especially not when it’s topped with lashings of jam and cream! So we’re delighted to get baking with Will Torrent’s uncomplicated and stress-free Classic Scone recipe from his book, Afternoon Tea at Home.

scone recipe

Battenberg from The Great British Bake Off: The Big Book of Amazing Cakes

Named to honour the union of Queen Victoria’s granddaughter with Prince Louis Battenberg in 1884, Battenberg sponge has a chequered design that is iconic among classic cakes.

battenburg

Lemon Fondant Fancies from Baking Heaven

These delightfully retro lemony gems are bound to bring back some wonderful memories of afternoon tea with the family. The icing can be challenging, but well worth the effort!

afternoon tea recipes

Lemon and Lime Drizzle Cake from Miele

Full of flavour, this lemon and lime loaf cake is easy to prepare and is the perfect afternoon treat with a cup of tea

Raspberry and white chocolate tartlets from Bonne Maman

Each of these tartlets provides an irresistible mouthful of chocolate and berries – and make a really impressive, special display for Afternoon Tea Week celebrations.

Raspberry Tartlets

Earl Grey cupcakes from Splenda

If you love baking but would like to cut down on sugar and calories, then SPLENDA® could be your perfect choice for mouth-watering delights…

afternoon tea recipes

Millionaire’s Shortbread from Miele

With layers of crumbly shortbread, sweet caramel and rich chocolate, it’s no wonder Millionaire’s Shortbread is a well-loved sweet treat for adults and kids alike! 

Millionaire's Shortbread

Raspberry almond bakewells from Lakeland

Our Raspberry almond bakewells are a classic bakewell treat – with a fresh twist! Perfect for lazy summer afternoons or tea party, impress with these delicious treats.

raspberry almond bakewells

3 ingredient cheese shortbread from FAB Flour Easy Peasy Baking Campaign

Designed to be really simple and accessible – these don’t use a lot of ingredients, use simple equipment and still deliver great results. 

Raspberry eclairs from Le Cordon Bleu

While an éclair is indeed an indulgent treat, the lightweight pastry and filling won’t weigh you down on a hot day, and the chocolate raspberry filling brings a fresh fruit flavour to indulge your summer palate.

chocolate and raspberry eclairs

Victoria Sponge Cake from Dr. Oetker

This Victoria sandwich cake is best enjoyed on the day, but the sponge cake can be made the day before.
victoria sandwich cake sponge

Strawberry and champagne shortbread from Carr’s Flour

A rich, buttery shortbread with a delicate hint of champagne flavouring

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