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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 5.78 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 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

  • Scones with jam & clotted cream on a plate

    Classic scones with jam & clotted cream

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.1289 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 4.1 out of 5.21 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 5.54 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 5.4 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 5.684 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 5.325 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 5.460 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 5.32 ratings

    Love yeast extract? 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

  • A glass of Pimm's cocktail

    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 5.280 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 5.19 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 5.11 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 5.29 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 5.85 ratings

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

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