Pimm's scones

Afternoon tea recipes

Scones, cakes and savoury bites to enjoy at teatime.

32 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

These slices of zesty lemony goodness are hard to resist

55 mins
Easy
66 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This almond and cherry baked cheesecake is a heavenly marriage of two amazing desserts

1 hr and 45 mins
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8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

20 mins
Easy
79 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Bake these classic shortbread biscuits to wow a crowd. You only need four ingredients, but you can mix it up with lemon or orange zest, or try adding chopped pistachios

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
139 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Perfect with a reviving cuppa, this cake is a keeper and will happily sit in a tin for a week or so

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
67 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

When the weather is warmer, bring some sunshine flavours into everyone’s favourite afternoon tea and picnic snack

40 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Quick and easy to make with storecupboard ingredients, griddle scones go perfectly with creamy honey and butter

25 mins
Easy
34 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This rich cake makes an impressive centrepiece for any summer tea party

50 mins
Easy
83 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Fantastic straight from the oven or served the next day, split and toasted through

25 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A moist, fruity cake which is perfect for an afternoon tea with friends

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
845 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The perfect party cake, a Victoria sponge is a traditional bake everyone will love. Makes an easy wedding cake, too

1 hr
Easy
251 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

If you know someone who likes bakewell tart, then they will just love this cake – it’s full of almond flavour and sandwiched with cherry jam

45 mins
Easy
50 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Boozy coffee and walnut cake is the perfect party sponge- serve at afternoon tea, cake sales and birthdays

30 mins
Easy
8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This traditional cake has been jazzed up with lots of ginger - you'd never know it's gluten-free and dairy-free. Perfect for weddings and Christmas

3 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
41 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy a tasty treat with golden orange & walnut flapjacks

55 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Get ahead for a dinner party or celebration with this indulgent, fruity cake which can be frozen for up to 2 months

1 hr and 25 mins
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269 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Chocolate and cake are two of our favourite things, so what's not to love about this indulgent cake?

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
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