Afternoon Tea

Delicious ideas for Afternoon Tea


  • Egg, chive and cress
  • Roast beef and horseradish
  • Cream cheese and cucumber
  • Coronation chicken
  • Ham and mustard
  • Cheddar cheese and chutney
  • Smoked salmon, lemon, salt and pepper

On any kind of bread you would like – white/brown/granary – fingers, no crusts


  • Carrot cake
  • Bakewell sponge cake
  • Chocolate and raspberry pavlovas
  • Shortbread – either plain , or lemon, orange, lavender…..
  • Flapjacks
  • Chocolate cake
  • Eclairs (chocolate and/or coffee flavour)
  • Custard tarts
  • French patisserie glazed fruit tarts
  • Tarte au citron
  • Passionfruit tart
  • Ginger loaf cake
  • Victoria sandwich
    Lemon drizzle cake
  • Millionaires shortbread
  • Tea brack
  • Vanilla cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and fresh raspberries
  • Brownies and/or blondies
  • Elderflower icing cupcakes
  • Meringue kisses with lemon curd and whipped cream

Other options

  • Scones, clotted cream and homemade jam (fruit or plain or both)
  • Sausage rolls
  • Parmesan and pesto palmiers (puff pastry rolls)
  • Croque monsieur
  • Mini smoked salmon and cream cheese bagels
  • Mini quiches – any flavour really…. Salmon and dill, red onion and goat’s cheese, spinach and ricotta, quiche Lorraine as examples.
  • Rhubarb and custard jellies
  • Lemon posset shots
  • Chocolate espresso pots with honeycomb crumble
  • Eton mess espresso shots with candy stripe meringues