Lemon and elderflower cake topped with flowers

Royal wedding party recipes

61 Recipes

Lay on a celebratory high tea to toast the newlyweds.

Lemon & elderflower celebration cake

4.52941

(17 ratings)

Decorate this simple elderflower and lemon cake with edible flowers for a showstopping celebration dessert. It's perfect for a wedding or birthday...
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Tea & biscuits cheesecake bars

5

(1 rating)

What's better than dunking biscuits into tea? These ingenious tea and biscuits cheesecake bars capture that flavour sensation perfectly...
  • 50 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Egg & cress club sandwich

5

(1 rating)

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
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Lemon drizzle flapjacks

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Treat yourself to a dessert mash-up in the form of our lemon drizzle flapjacks. This simple traybake is perfect for slicing and sharing with friends
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Rhubarb gin

4.69231

(13 ratings)

Use seasonal rhubarb to make a G&T with a difference, or top with soda water for a refreshing summertime drink in glorious pink
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Custard tarts

0

(0 ratings)

Try making our delicate custard tarts for an irresistible dessert. They take just 10 minutes to prep and are delicious with a grating of nutmeg
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Raspberry Bakewell cake

4.8211

(436 ratings)

This simple almondy cake is a great way of using up pick-your-own raspberries
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Lemon & poppyseed cupcakes

4.7722

(259 ratings)

These zesty cupcakes look so gorgeous you won't want to eat them, but once you start you won't be able to stop...
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Yummy golden syrup flapjacks

4.666665

(114 ratings)

Bake these four-ingredient flapjacks – they're easy to make and ready in half-an-hour. Add chocolate drops, desiccated coconut or sultanas, if you like...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Elderflower & lemon cordial

3

(2 ratings)

Diluted with sparkling water, this makes a refreshing drink to enjoy throughout the summer, or use a dash neat in recipes like gooseberry fool
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Carrot patch cake

4.833335

(6 ratings)

Bake a simple and stunning carrot cake with cream cheese frosting for an afternoon tea or mid-morning treat. It tastes even better a day or two later
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cheese & Marmite sausage rolls

4.833335

(6 ratings)

Love Marmite? We’re staking our bets on these being the best sausage rolls you’ve ever tasted. Cut them into mini portions as a canapé or keep them longer for a filling lunch...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Butternut Bakewell bars

5

(1 rating)

Try these Bakewell slices made with a healthier twist. We’ve replaced white flour with light spelt, and butternut squash is used for natural sweetness...
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Pimm's

5

(5 ratings)

A true taste of summer, serve this fruity punch with fresh mint leaves, cucumber, orange and strawberries
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Fruit scones

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Make these easy fruit scones in just 15 minutes. They're perfect for an elegant afternoon tea or a sweet weekend treat. Serve with jam and clotted cream...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Rhubarb & gingernut cheesecake

4.333335

(6 ratings)

What could be more cheerful than this vivid pink no-bake cheesecake? Rhubarb and ginger are merry bedfellows and make a stunning springtime dessert
  • 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Chocolate caramel cake

4.392855

(28 ratings)

This rich cake makes an impressive centrepiece for any summer tea party
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Lemon kisses

4.3

(20 ratings)

Who could resist a kiss? These dainty melt-in-the-mouth biscuits make a scrumptious addition to an afternoon tea spread
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

No-cook strawberry & balsamic tartlets

0

(0 ratings)

Try these simple no-bake strawberry tarts which are flavoured with hints of balsamic vinegar and black pepper for an unusual twist. A stunning summer dessert
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Summer celebration cake

5

(9 ratings)

This fruity cake is impressive but easy to make - perfect for birthdays or for dessert
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy

Cheddar scones

4.65625

(64 ratings)

Fantastic straight from the oven or served the next day, split and toasted through
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Vegan lemon cake

4.34375

(64 ratings)

Try baking a vegan version of lemon cake. Light and zingy, it also works well if you replace the flour and baking powder with gluten-free alternatives
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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