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Royal wedding party recipes

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Lay on a celebratory high tea to toast the newlyweds.


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  • A vegan lemon cake loaf cut into slices

    Vegan lemon cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.260 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

  • The Good Food Country Breeze

    The Good Food Country Breeze

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Upside-down peach sponge

    Upside-down peach sponge

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.14 ratings

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

  • Victoria sponge on a cake stand with slice taken out

    Granny's Victoria sponge

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.231 ratings

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

  • Carrot cake with cinnamon frosting

    Carrot loaf cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.195 ratings

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

  • Carrot & cream cheese cupcakes

    Carrot & soft cheese cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.299 ratings

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

  • Shortbread slices in a tin that is set on a garden chair

    Shortbread recipe

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.82 ratings

    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

  • Cucumber & elderflower spritzer

    Cucumber & elderflower spritzer

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Clotted cream splits

    Clotted cream splits

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.19 ratings

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

  • Strawberry cream tea cake

    Strawberry cream tea cake

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.23 ratings

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

  • Fruity teacake

    Fruity teacake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.144 ratings

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

  • Rose-scented strawberry cocktails

    Rose-scented strawberry cocktails

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Summer sausage rolls

    Summer sausage rolls

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.67 ratings

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

  • Chocolate & caramel flapjacks

    Chocolate & caramel flapjacks

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.57 ratings

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

  • Blush meringues

    Blush meringues

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.12 ratings

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

  • Elderflower cake with slices cut

    Elderflower crunch cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.24 ratings

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

  • Lemon bars

    Lemon bars

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.35 ratings

    These slices of zesty lemony goodness are hard to resist

  • Custard kisses

    Custard kisses

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.25 ratings

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

  • Battenberg cake

    Battenberg cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.38 ratings

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

  • Lemon fondant cake

    Lemon fondant cake

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.14 ratings

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

  • Egg mayo & watercress rolls

    Egg mayo & watercress rolls

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Cream cheese & cucumber fingers

    Cream cheese & cucumber fingers

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • Queen of pudding cakes

    Queen of pudding cakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Raspberry tiramisu

    Raspberry tiramisu

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.15 ratings

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


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