Jubilee Weekend: Afternoon Tea How-to

May 24, 2022
by Kate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

    Afternoon tea; it’s an absolute classic, and what better way to celebrate the Jubilee Weekend? Take a look at our delicious ways to make yours the best yet. 

    First things first? The prep. Bunting, fresh flowers, pretty vintage plates…however you like to dress your table for afternoon tea, there are plenty of ways to make it extra special. Part of the joy of a tea party is the mis-match of colourful crockery, sandwiches piled high and lots of tea to go around. So, without further ado, let’s get stuck into some cake…

    Scones, of course

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    Scones are a must-have at any afternoon tea. Check out the recipe here to make these at home with only 3 ingredients. For a tasty twist, try topping with lemon curd instead of the traditional jam.

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    Carrot & Courgette Creations

    These lovely carrot cake slices are a fun way to serve (and decorate) this delicious recipe. Or how about these pretty butterfly cakes? They’re made using courgettes, and taking only half an hour to bake, they’re topped with a tropical pineapple flavoured icing for a touch of zing. Click the button below to see the full recipe if you’d like to try these at home.

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    Easy Sweet Treats 

    How about making these bite-sized Avocado Chocolate Truffles, Caramel Cashew Clusters and Peanut Butter Bombs – the perfect addition to any tea party spread! 

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    Oh-so tasty Orange Cake 

    Wow your friends, family (and yourself!) with this beautifully tasty orange cake.

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    Try our Extras

    Why not add our delicious Chocolate Brownie Mix to your box, for a super speedy sweet treat. Don’t forget the all important cup of tea!

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