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There’s more to British recipes than afternoon tea. Enjoy our British starters, dessert recipes and healthy food ideas!

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    How to Make an English Custard Tart

    This creamy custard tart is steeped in British culinary history and it tastes marvelous too. Simply dust the top with nutmeg and serve with afternoon tea.

    How to Make a Traditional Bakewell Tart

    A Bakewell tart is an almond-and-jam-based pastry that's simple in looks but rich in flavor. Beginner bakers and professionals alike...


    What Are Dippy Eggs, and How Do You Make Them?

    You don't have to cross the pond to try this quintessential British breakfast.


    Cherries Jubilee

    Made with sweet or tart cherries and doused in brandy, cherries jubilee will be a flaming success! —Taste of Home...


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    What Is a Chip Butty and Why Do Brits Love It So Much?

    Yes, it's an abomination. Yes, I'm craving one right now.


    Bakewell Pie Tarts

    With my busy family of five, I'm always burning things in the oven because I get pulled into other tasks....

    How to Make the Queen’s Coronation Chicken

    Anglophiles, meet your new favorite recipe!


    How to Make the Steak and Kidney Pie That’s Served at Hogwarts

    For a taste of Hogwarts, dive into a hearty, comforting slice of this traditional British steak and kidney pie.


    Madeira Cake

    This classic British Madeira cake is often served with Madeira wine, which is how it got its name. Similar to...


    How to Make Treacle Tart, aka Harry Potter’s Favorite Dessert

    Made with golden syrup and lemon, it's no surprise that treacle tart was a favorite of "The Boy Who Lived."

    How to Make Spotted Dick, a Traditional British Pudding

    The name raises eyebrows, but this dessert is delicious! Here's how to make spotted dick with custard sauce.


    How to Make the Best-Ever Banoffee Pie Recipe

    Need a showstopper dessert that doesn't require baking the day away? This banoffee pie recipe is the answer.


    How to Make a Battenberg Cake Recipe

    This classic British dessert is stunning to look at and full of delicious, almond marzipan sweetness. Our Battenberg Cake...


    Welsh Cakes

    My grandfather was Welsh and liked to make Welsh cakes on the griddle. Our whole family loves them. Sometimes he...


    Air-Fryer Scottish Shortbread

    2 reviews

    Give air-fryer baking a try with this easy cookie recipe. It was my mother's recipe, and she passed it on...

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    Grandma’s Scottish Shortbread

    4 reviews

    My Scottish grandmother was renowned for baked goods, and these chunky shortbread bars are an example of why. —Jane Kelly,...


    Cornish Pasties

    9 reviews

    My Great-Aunt Gladys was from a small mining town in England where pasties were popular. I loved to watch her...


    Air-Fryer Toad-in-the-Hole

    This is a British comfort food that consists of sausages baked in Yorkshire pudding. I prepare mine in the air...


    Easy Scottish Shortbread

    1 review

    These traditional butter cookies require only three ingredients. They’re so yummy, you won’t be able to stop at just one!...


    Vanilla-Glazed Ginger Scones

    2 reviews

    Gingerbread is a flavor that works with all sorts of delicious holiday baked goods. To glaze these ginger scones, just...


    Dried Cranberry Scones

    1 review

    I go on vacation with my best friend to Michigan every July. Her cousin is allowed to come, too—but only...


    Pressure-Cooker English Pub Split Pea Soup

    This family favorite is the same recipe my grandmother used. Now with the magic of today's appliances, I can spend...


    Pressure-Cooker Manchester Stew

    While in college, I studied abroad. A vegetarian at the time, I was pleasantly surprised by how delicious and diverse...


    Steamed Pudding Is the Old-School Dessert You Need to Make

    This frugal-yet-tasty dessert helped home cooks make the most of budget ingredients.

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    We Tried 10 Kinds of British Candy (and There Was One We Absolutely Adored)

    We tried 10 kinds of British candy—everything from aerated chocolate to something called Squashies.


    16 Traditional British Foods Explained to Americans

    You've probably heard of all these traditional British foods, but now you can finally learn what they actually are.


    English Pub Split Pea Soup

    12 reviews

    This family favorite is the same recipe my grandmother used. Now with the magic of the slow cooker, I can...


    Cinnamon-Sugar Scones

    12 reviews

    I bring these to every event--they’re always a huge hit. Kids love them, and moms like making them because they’re...


    Sourdough English Muffins

    3 reviews

    This recipe was a winner in a local newspaper contest years ago and has become a family favorite. The muffins...


    Apple & Cheddar Mini Scones

    9 reviews

    Because cheese and sage go so well with apples, I decided to put them all in scones. These mini treats...