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Basic cookies

Bake a batch of these easy cookies with just five ingredients - or fewer. A perfect partner to a cup of tea, you can whip them up in no time

Author: bendickson

Ultimate chocolate cake

Indulge yourself with this ultimate chocolate cake recipe that is beautifully moist, rich and fudgy. Perfect for a celebration or an afternoon tea

Author: Angela Nilsen

Buttermilk scones

Afternoon tea just wouldn't be the same without warm scones straight from the oven

Author: Good Food team

Ultimate scones

Learn the secret of making perfect scones every time, with Angela Nilsen's ultimate recipe

Author: Angela Nilsen

Macarons

Edd Kimber, champion of BBC's Great British Bake Off, shares his expert knowledge for baking picture-perfect macarons

Author: Good Food team

Apple scones with blackberry compote

The perfect autumnal afternoon treat, sit back and enjoy with a warming cup of tea

Author: Good Food team

Paul's Genoise sponge

Make the most of British summer berries by piling them onto a stunning layered sponge

Author: Paul Hollywood

Chocolate fudge crinkle biscuits

Use storecupboard ingredients to make these moreish chocolate fudge crinkle biscuits. They make the perfect partner to a coffee as an afternoon treat

Author: Anamaria Cook

Easy fluffy scones

These are the business - light but with a nice crusty outside

Author: Jane Hornby

Lemon drizzle cake

It's difficult not to demolish this classic lemon drizzle in just one sitting, so why not make two at once?

Author: Tana Ramsay

Cinnamon rolls

Try these easy cinnamon rolls with vanilla icing as a treat for afternoon tea. They're delicious served warm or cold - you can also make them ahead and...

Author: Member recipe by tjkent2426

Chocolate crunch bars

A little melting, stirring and chilling and you've got a chocolatey treat to enjoy with a cuppa. The kids can help, too

Author: Sara Buenfeld

Easy rocky road

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Author: Member recipe by Aaron Goodall

Shortbread biscuits

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Author: Good Food team

Peanut butter brownies

Two of our favourite things - peanut butter and brownies - combine to make these irresistible treats

Author: Sarah Cook

Gluten free scones

Cater for guests intolerant to gluten with these easy scones. Add sultanas if you like and serve with oodles of jam and clotted cream

Author: Liberty Mendez

Rock cakes

Our easy, traditional rock cake recipe is the ideal afternoon treat. These simple fruit buns are a great storecupboard bake that everyone will enjoy

Author: Mary Cadogan

Double dipped shortbread cookies

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Author: Lulu Grimes

Double chocolate loaf cake

Chocolate and cake are two of our favourite things, so what's not to love about this indulgent cake?

Author: Sarah Cook

Caramelised apple cake with streusel topping

This moist cake with a crunchy nut topping is sure to become a teatime favourite

Author: Good Food team

Empire biscuits

Make a batch of these easy empire biscuits and enjoy with a cuppa. Sandwich with raspberry jam and top with thick icing and a glacé cherry to finish

Author: Esther Clark

Chocolate macarons

These luxurious little macarons are the perfect light hit when only chocolate will do

Author: Mary Cadogan

Eccles cakes

Sticky and packed with fruit, with extra flaky and light pastry, these Eccles cakes are just about perfect

Author: Barney Desmazery

Chocolate & hazelnut biscotti

These crunchy biscuits are great with coffee, or served with chilled sweet wine for dipping

Author: Mary Cadogan

Ginger biscuits

Use fresh and ground ginger to make these moreish biscuits. They're perfect served with a cuppa for afternoon tea, or as a treat anytime

Author: Liberty Mendez

Easy vanilla cake

A moist cake drenched with vanilla syrup. Use as the basis for a range of fabulous celebration cakes

Author: Jane Hornby

Easy chocolate biscuits

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Author: Barney Desmazery

Light & fluffy chocolate mocha cake

Have your cake and eat it, with this beautifully decadent low-fat chocolate cake

Author: Mary Cadogan

Homemade eclairs

Homemade eclairs are a labour of love, but the reward will be a decadent mouthful of crisp pastry oozing creamy vanilla custard

Author: Sarah Cook

Cherry scones

Sweeten up your scones with this easy recipe - ideal for a posh afternoon tea

Author: Good Food team

Chocolate chip shortbread

Bake a batch of these easy chocolate chip shortbreads to pair with your afternoon cup of tea. These simple sweet treats are perfect for sharing

Author: Good Food team

Vintage chocolate chip cookies

An easy chocolate chip cookie recipe for soft biscuits with a squidgy middle that will impress family and friends. Make plenty as they're sure to be a...

Author: Valerie Barrett

Gooey chocolate cherry cookies

If you like American-style cookies, you'll love these pale, chewy delights. Plus, they can be baked from frozen

Author: Jane Hornby

Lemonade scones

Bake a batch of these easy lemonade scones to serve for afternoon tea. Pair them with plenty of clotted cream and jam - and a cup of tea, of course! -...

Author: Liberty Mendez

Banana & pecan loaf

This tea-time favourite is moist, sweet, nutty and comforting - it's bound to be a hit with friends and family

Author: Sarah Cook

Madeira loaf cake

A classic English sponge cake, delicately flavoured with lemon and almond - perfect for afternoon tea.

Author: Barney Desmazery

Just egg sandwiches

A classic egg mayonnaise recipe to generously spread on buttered white bread - an afternoon tea or lunchbox staple

Author: Lulu Grimes

Sourdough cinnamon buns

Use a sourdough starter to make these moreish cinnamon buns. It adds a contrasting tang to the classic sweet and sticky flavours. Top with a soft cheese...

Author: Barney Desmazery

Carrot & soft cheese cupcakes

This crowd-pleasing recipe turns the ultimate afternoon tea favourite into delightful cupcakes

Author: Sarah Cook

Party vol au vents

Use our foolproof recipe for retro puff pastry cases, then pack them high with savoury fillings for a party canapé

Author: Good Food team

Belgian buns

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Author: Liberty Mendez

Apple & spice tealoaf

Perfect with a fresh pot of tea, this looks and tastes just as good as a farmers' market buy

Author: Jane Hornby

Carrot loaf cake

Who can resist a slice of moist, frosting-topped carrot cake with a warming cuppa?

Author: James Martin

Fudgy coconut brownies

Dense and gooey, these storecupboard treats are made with cocoa rather than bars of chocolate

Author: Sarah Cook

Rhubarb & custard cake

This recipe tastes even better with homegrown rhubarb

Author: Jane Hornby

Cinnamon swirls

The perfect accompaniment to a warming cup of coffee on a rainy afternoon

Author: Sarah Cook

Flourless brownies

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Author: Cassie Best

Cherry bakewell cake

If you know someone who likes bakewell tart, then they will just love this cake - it's full of almond flavour and sandwiched with cherry jam

Author: Jane Hornby

Vegan banana cupcakes

Rustle up these easy banana cupcakes for an afternoon treat. Dairy- and egg-free, they're perfect for anyone following a vegan diet

Author: Liberty Mendez

Granny's Victoria sponge

The classic Victoria sandwich is always a teatime winner - every bite brings a taste of nostalgia

Author: James Martin