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Afternoon tea recipes

80 Recipes

Throw your own afternoon tea party with our selection of teatime treats, from delicate scones, cakes and patisserie to savoury pies and scotch eggs.

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  • Scones with jam & clotted cream on a plate

    Classic scones with jam & clotted cream

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.1275 ratings

    You can have a batch of scones on the table in 20 minutes with Jane Hornby's storecupboard recipe, perfect for unexpected guests

  • Lemon drizzle slices

    Lemon drizzle slices

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.122 ratings

    A classic British cake from the Bake Off judge, Paul Hollywood's lemon drizzle is a simple traybake, made extra special with feather icing

  • Rhubarb and custard scones on a plate with one scone sliced and spread with fresh cream and rhubarb compote

    Rhubarb & custard scones

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    These delicious scones feature one of Britain's best-loved flavour combinations: rhubarb and custard. Serve with clotted cream for an enjoyable afternoon tea in the garden

  • Mini Victoria sponges on a cake stand

    Mini victoria sponges

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make these bite-sized victoria sponges for a special afternoon tea or birthday celebration. Choose your favourite jam for the filling, then add whipped cream

  • Sandwiches served on afternoon tea platter

    Afternoon tea sandwiches

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.10 ratings

    Keep the whole family happy this summer with a delicious spread of sandwiches, perfect for an afternoon tea or buffet

  • Raspberry ripple blondies on a white cake stand

    Raspberry ripple blondies

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Treat the family to this simple but gorgeous traybake. Made with dark and white chocolate and fresh or frozen raspberries, these blondies won't last long

  • Butterfly cupcakes

    Butterfly cupcakes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    These pretty cupcakes are perfect for a special occasion. The flavoured syrup help the cakes stay moist, so you can make them a day ahead and decorate the next day

  • Lemon & elderflower traybake in squares

    Lemon & elderflower traybake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    This clever twist on the classic bakewell has a delicate floral flavour, making it ideal for serving at spring garden parties or bake sales

  • Easy coronation chicken served on a plate with salad

    Easy coronation chicken

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.88 ratings

    Make a classic coronation chicken filling to serve with jacket potatoes or in sandwiches and salads. It's an excellent way to use up leftover chicken after a roast

  • Angel cake slices on a small plate

    Angel cake

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.11 ratings

    Treat guests to this colourful angel cake with decorative fondant icing. It will go down well with a cuppa for afternoon tea

  • Classic cheese scones served on a wire rack with butter alongside

    Classic cheese scones

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.292 ratings

    Indulge in some cheese scones for afternoon tea or as part of a picnic. They're also great served alongside soups and you can freeze them for later use

  • Sausage rolls

    Sausage rolls

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.14 ratings

    Perk up your lunchbox with these party favourites, bound to be a hit with kids

  • Tea & biscuits cheesecake bars served on a patterned board

    Tea & biscuits cheesecake bars

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    What's better than dunking biscuits into tea? These ingenious tea and biscuits cheesecake bars capture that flavour sensation perfectly

  • Smoked trout tartlets on a cake stand

    Smoked trout tartlets

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Rustle up these smoked trout tartlets with lemon and horseradish flavours for afternoon tea. Made from ready-rolled pastry, they're quick and easy to make

  • Battenberg cake

    Battenberg cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.39 ratings

    Our traditional Battenberg cake is a delicious project for an afternoon in the kitchen. Bake this easy but impressive cake for a special occasion

  • Pimm's scones

    Pimm's scones

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    Two classics combined into doubly delicious results, these scones will go down a treat at a summer party, served with lashings of Pimm's-soaked fruit and boozy whipped cream

  • Vegetarian sausage rolls served on a board

    Vegetarian sausage rolls

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.29 ratings

    Try our flavourful vegetarian sausage rolls, packed with mushrooms, chestnuts, leeks and cheese. They're perfect for a picnic or served with salad for lunch

  • Egg & cress club sandwiches cut into triangles

    Egg & cress club sandwich

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    Enjoy these toasted egg and cress club sandwiches as part of a summer family picnic. Skewer each sandwich with a sandwich pick and serve with crisps

  • Tottenham cake with pink icing cut into squares

    Tottenham cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

    Treat yourself to a nostalgic vanilla and raspberry cake, first baked in the eponymous north London district in the late 1800s, and still a British favourite

  • Berry & chocolate loaded cookies

    Berry & chocolate loaded cookies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Picture cookies which are crisp on the outside and chewy in the centre... These huge chocolate chip cookies have a tart berry jam and white chocolate filling

  • Scotch eggs on a table with pickle

    Easy Scotch eggs

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.27 ratings

    Use a few chef's tricks to create the perfect sausage and egg snack with this step-by-step recipe

  • Vegan courgette cake on a board with a slice cut away

    Vegan courgette cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Use up a glut of courgettes and bake this vegan loaf cake with tangy lemon drizzle. Ideal for a coffee morning or afternoon tea

  • Cheese & piccalilli tart cut into portions

    Cheese & piccalilli tart

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Imagine crisp pastry, a delicious layer of piccalilli and a soft cheesy filling – this tart has all those things. It's perfect for lunch, dinner or picnics

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