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One of the funniest things that I like to tell British people when I meet them is that I have a lifelong obsession with the show Eastenders. It’s a quick way to break the ice and horrify people. Then, I redeem myself by sharing the fact that I also love the show Luther starring the stunningly handsome Idris Elba. There are so many aspects of British culture that I love and one of them is enjoying the quintessential English High Tea. Every year I make a point of taking my mom or joining some friends for high tea. I’ve even had the pleasure of going to Claridge’s in London for high tea and it was a wonderful experience. However, as much I enjoy going to high tea, I would like to recreate that experience from time to time at home and save some money. Here are some easy sweet and savory recipes to make your next high tea at home a hit!
See also: For a non-traditional twist on an English classic, serve your high tea with this must-try iced tea recipe!
These are our Favorite High Tea Recipes
Roll up your sleeves and dig into some of these marvelously scrumptious high tea recipes you can make at home! They’re easy for beginners to delve into the world of the afternoon tea menu. Don’t worry! These recipes are approachable, and delicious. Send us some pictures from your neighborhood high tea and tell us how it went!
Learn some more about the fascinating history of one of the tastiest afternoon tea snacks on the tray – The History of Shortbread over at Many Eats!
High tea continues to be one of my favorite traditions and I can’t wait to go again sometime soon. It’s also embarrassing to admit that I eat everything that comes with the service.
My favorite part of the tea besides the food, is the opportunity to do something special while spending time with friends and family.
A good afternoon tea brings people together, and helps you stave off with a few bites before dinner! Traditionally, it’s a high-class service delivered over numerous settings including a wide variety of exquisite finger foods. These recipes are a great way to get started making your own unique spread. Let us know which ones turned out the best!
See also: Here’s a lemon tart recipe to accompany your afternoon tea spread! (It’s easy to make, too!)