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  • Elderflower & lemon celebration cake served on a cake stand and decorated with fresh flowers

    Lemon & elderflower celebration cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.74 ratings

    Decorate this simple elderflower and lemon cake with edible flowers for a showstopping celebration dessert. It's perfect for a wedding or birthday

  • 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

  • Egg & cress club sandwiches cut into triangles

    Egg & cress club sandwich

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 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

  • Scones with jam & clotted cream on a plate

    Classic scones with jam & clotted cream

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.1223 ratings

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

  • Flapjacks with icing cut into squares on board

    Lemon drizzle flapjacks

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.20 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

  • Rhubarb gin

    Rhubarb gin

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.53 ratings

    Use seasonal rhubarb to make this G&T-with-a-difference, or top the finished gin with soda water for a refreshing and gloriously pink summertime drink

  • Custard tarts on plate and board

    Custard tarts

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 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

  • Raspberry bakewell cake

    Raspberry bakewell cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.668 ratings

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

  • Lemon & poppyseed cupcakes

    Lemon & poppyseed cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.320 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

  • Flapjacks on greaseproof paper

    Yummy golden syrup flapjacks

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.434 ratings

    Bake these 4-ingredient flapjacks – they're easy to make and ready in half an hour. Add chocolate drops, desiccated coconut or sultanas, if you like

  • Elderflower & lemon cordial

    Elderflower & lemon cordial

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.3 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

  • Loaf cake with cream cheese frosting and carrots on plate with knife

    Carrot patch cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.32 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

  • Cheese & Marmite sausage rolls

    Cheese & Marmite sausage rolls

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.27 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

  • Butternut bakewell bars on a baking tray

    Butternut bakewell bars

    A star rating of 5 out of 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

  • Pimm's in glasses with fruit and cucumber

    Pimm's

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.15 ratings

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

  • Muffins topped with cream and caramel with banana chips on table

    Banoffee muffins with cream & salted caramel

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Give much-loved banana bread a modern update it by transforming it into tasty muffins iced with fresh cream and a moreish salted caramel sauce

  • Scones with jam and cream with cream in bowl with knife

    Fruit scones

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.243 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

  • Rhubarb & gingernut cheesecake on a plate

    Rhubarb & gingernut cheesecake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.14 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

  • Sandwiches served on afternoon tea platter

    Afternoon tea sandwiches

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.9 ratings

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

  • Chocolate caramel cake

    Chocolate caramel cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.35 ratings

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

  • Lemon kisses

    Lemon biscuits

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.27 ratings

    Who could resist a zesty treat? These dainty melt-in-the-mouth lemon biscuits make a scrumptious addition to an afternoon tea spread

  • Three strawberry & balsamic tartlets

    No-cook strawberry & balsamic tartlets

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    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

  • Summer celebration cake

    Summer celebration cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.11 ratings

    This fruity cake is impressive but easy to make - perfect for birthdays or for dessert

  • Cheddar scones

    Cheddar scones

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.84 ratings

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

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