Fancy yourself as a dab hand for tricky finger food? Think you're a brilliant baker? We have afternoon tea recipes for you to try...

If you are inspired by all our talk of afternoon tea this week on RTÉ Food, we want to keep your inspiration and attention piqued with a set of some excellent recipes to try at home.

With a focus on baking and finger food, the classic accompaniments to the ceremony of afternoon tea, Patrick Hanlon delves into our archives to pull up 20 tricky but totally tasty tea time recipes to try at home.

Vintage style rose and quilt cupcakes by Dr Oetker

Dr Oetker's homemade Jammy Dodgers

Rachel Allen's Madeleines (or try Neven's and Trish's recipes)

Donal Skehan's summer lemon slices

Rachel Allen's brown treacle scones

Vanilla whoopie pies

The classic Battenberg cake

Traditional scones with lavender cream by Angel Adoree

Louise Lennox's step by step macarons

Healthier oat and raisin cookies from Annabel Karmel

Dr Oetker wafer daisy cookies

Dr Oetker mint whoopie pies

Ballyknocken lemon drizzle cake

Rachid Zouia's petit fours

Rachel Allen's carrot cake

Rachel Allen's essential afternoon tea cake

Iced Jasmine tea

Hennessy Fine de Cognac summer tea

Dr Oetker's batten bites

Rachel Allen's sweet scones

Patrick Hanlon




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