Lemon and elderflower cake topped with flowers

Royal wedding party recipes

Lay on a celebratory high tea to toast the newlyweds.

250 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Something for the Weekend's mixologist Wayne Collins created this cocktail especially for us, so it'd be rude not to try it...

5 mins
Easy
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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
224 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The classic Victoria sandwich is always a teatime winner – every bite brings a taste of nostalgia

40 mins
Easy
193 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Who can resist a slice of moist, frosting-topped carrot cake with a warming cuppa?

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
294 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This crowd-pleasing recipe turns the ultimate afternoon tea favourite into delightful cupcakes

50 mins
Easy
81 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
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Cool off this summer with a light, refreshing cocktail made with fresh seasonal ingredients

10 mins
Easy
19 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A grown up twist on an old classic from your childhood, these splits still taste delicious

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
23 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This super-sized scone is perfect to feed a crowd for afternoon tea

50 mins
More effort
144 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
6 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

These fragrant and sophisticated cocktails may sound exotic but are so simple to prepare

5 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
57 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

These sweet and sticky treats are best made a day in advance - perfect if you need to get ahead for a bake sale

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
12 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Perfect with a glass of rosé or pink champagne - delicious and simple.

2 hrs
More effort
24 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Capture the essence of summer in this simple elderflower loaf cake with a crunchy drizzle. This easy bake is great for sharing

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
34 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

These slices of zesty lemony goodness are hard to resist

55 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Try a homemade version of these old-school favourites for a comforting afternoon tea

40 mins
Easy
38 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

3 hrs
Easy
14 ratings 3.2 out of 5 star rating

The ultimate occasion cake, this beautiful indulgence will be the star of Easter or any other celebration

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

These good-for-you rolls are sure to be a staple of every tea party

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Quintessentially English, these little cucumber sandwiches are most at home on a tea party platter

15 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Super quick to prepare, these little meringue-topped cakes were made for sharing

40 mins
Easy
15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Quick and simple to make, this tiramisu is perfect as an indulgent centerpiece

35 mins
Easy
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