Afternoon Tea Ideas 

Afternoon Tea For Any (or no) Occasion!

The idea of just going out for afternoon tea as a birthday treat is long behind us. These days people are enjoying afternoon tea for all sorts of reasons, and sometimes for no reason at all, and it’s not hard to see why… Impress your clients and staff! Firstly, it’s elegant! It’s so much nicer to pick through a selection of beautifully made sandwiches and handmade cakes, scones and truffles, than to chuck together a couple of sausage rolls and some frozen pakoras, you can have them anytime, but afternoon…

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Afternoon Tea should be more than just a late lunch…

I was reminded this weekend as to why I started my Afternoon Tea business all those months ago and why we go to so much effort at For Cakes Sake to create our afternoon tea boxes the way we do. It was one comment that put it all into perspective for me and got me thinking. We get a lot of great feedback, but this message stood out for me in particular. She had gifted a box to her mother who was shielding in Dundee, to cheer her up. In…

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Top Tips for an Awesome Afternoon Tea Party

Hosting your own afternoon tea party can be a daunting prospect, but it needn’t be. Whatever you are planning, whether it’s an elegant soiree, a cosy catch up with friends and family, a pamper party, date night, a product launch, birthday party, office party, or even a funeral, here are our best tips for a well organised and memorable event. Get organised It’s never too early to start thinking about your fabulous tea party and how it might go. Here is a list of key questions you might consider as…

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Afternoon Tea just got a whole lot better

…if that’s even possible! Once reserved for stuffy hotels and posh cafe’s, now you can have a fabulous Afternoon Tea almost anywhere! If you thought you could only get a descent afternoon tea in a hotel or cafe, you might once have been right. Until now, that is… We launched our fabulous Takeaway Afternoon Tea Box in June and it has continually gained in popularity. As far as I can tell, we are the first to offer an Afternoon Tea Box in the Tayside area, maybe even Scotland, but I…

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The Perfect Afternoon Tea

Having tried more than my fair share of Afternoon Tea’s, I can say with absolute confidence that there is a big difference between an “OK” tea and a fabulous one. It’s definitely not just a case of plonking a few cakes and sandwiches on a plate. Ohhh no, there is so much more to it than that. The perfect afternoon tea will have a wonderful selection of textures and flavours. There will be a good balance between sweet and savoury and there will be a scone or two on the…

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How about an Afternoon Tea Wedding!

Getting married next year, and running a business that specialises in afternoon tea, has really got me thinking about interesting ways I could combine the two. It has also got a lot of my guests thinking too, and they haven’t been shy when it comes to enquiring about the catering! So here are nine ways we came up with (in no particular order) that you could include Afternoon Tea as part of your wedding journey… Engagement Afternoon Tea The lights are dim, the kids are in bed, the prosecco popped!…

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