Pop on the kettle and invite your family and friends around for a relaxing morning or afternoon, surrounded with beautiful cakes, slices, muffins and other sweet treats. Our morning and afternoon tea recipes are quick and delicious, like our sweet pecan pie, or homemade chocolate fudge. And it isn’t a morning or afternoon tea unless there’s a batch of freshly baked scones on the table.
Whatever you choose, these tea time recipes are perfect with a cuppa!
Here are some of our favourite morning and afternoon tea recipes.
Crumbly and soft, these lemonade scones are a perfect base for other flavours to make white chocolate, date scones, or coconut scones.
Apple streusel slice
This apple streusel slice is perfect with a hot cuppa.
Banana bread with passionfruit icing
What could be better than a big slice of banana bread? Our banana bread with passionfruit icing, of course!
Pecan pie is a real taste of the deep south of the USA, the tender nuts buried deep in a rich, molasses-sweet syrup. Best served with double cream or ice-cream.
These adorable little carrot cakes are easy to whip up, and even easier to devour!
Jam-packed full of sweet chewy cherries, crunchy nuts and cornflakes and decadent dark chocolate – the classic Florentine slice makes the ultimate accompaniment to a cup of hot coffee.
Apple berry crumble slice
Served warm with cream or ice-cream, this easy and delicious apple berry crumble slice makes one impressive dessert.
Chewy chocolate slice
This decadent chewy chocolate and coconut slice is deliciously chewy and sweet, making it the perfect companion for your morning or afternoon cuppa.
Vanilla cinnamon shortbread
Perfect as a festive season gift or special treat, these buttery shortbreads rise to new heights with the pairing of vanilla and cinnamon.
Orange and poppy seed friands
Sweet, fluffy and golden, these beautiful orange and poppy seed friands are wonderful served topped with a oozy citrus syrup, keeping the cakes deliciously moist.
Our best rocky road recipe starts from scratch to create a stunning and delicious marshmallow, nut, and chocolate sweet treat.
Sour cherry custard tart
This scrumptious sour cherry custard tart combines sweet and sour flavours to become a crowd-pleasing dessert, high tea or special afternoon treat.
Rustic mini custard tarts
These rustic mini custard tarts take under an hour to whip up and can be easily transported.
Rustic apple pie
This beautiful rustic apple pie is made with a crumbly golden crust stuffed full of sweet, juicy apples to create this irresistible dessert recipe. Enjoy it warm with a dollop of ice-cream.
Roasted hazelnut brownies
These deliciously moist and sweet roasted hazelnut brownies are so rich you’ll need just a half-slice with your morning tea to be completely satisfied. Save the other half for afternoon tea!
Honey sponge roll
Morning tea, afternoon tea, dessert or a sweet treat for a picnic, this honey sponge roll is as versatile as it is easy to make.
Mixed berry muffins
These mixed berry muffins are studded with tart, juicy berries and a brightened with fresh lemon zest are an adorable afternoon tea or delightful on-the-go snack.
Apple tea cake
Cut yourself a large slice of this warm, moist apple tea cake – delicious served fresh from the oven with a drizzle of cream and a mug of tea.
Raspberry and vanilla crumble slice
This gorgeous dessert is a flavour and texture sensation that will delight your friends and family. A sweet, gooey raspberry topping sits beautifully atop a fluffy, vanilla slice. Add a crumbly, almond topping for extra crunch.
Plum jam scone ring
Jazz up your classic scone with this plum jam scone ring!
Apple and pear tarte tatin
With its stewed apples and pears, this Test Kitchen approved tart tatin recipe is perfect for sharing with family at afternoon tea.
Creamy nut fudge
This creamy nut fudge is super easy to make. It’s delicious, slightly chewy and is just right for a friend with a sweet tooth.
Cherry syrup cake
A classic tea cake topped with fresh cherries and cherry syrup, this cherry syrup cake makes a delectable, finger-licking afternoon tea treat. Use a mix of red and white cherries if both are in season