Gallery: British Bites: A Brief Guide to Afternoon Tea

Lemon Poppyseed Scones
Lemon Poppyseed Scones
A fresh lemony scone studded with poppy seeds. Perfect paired with an apricot jam.

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[Photograph: Sydney Oland]

Chelsea Buns (British Cinnamon Rolls with Raisins)
Chelsea Buns (British Cinnamon Rolls with Raisins)
A British cinnamon bun, sweet and sticky and studded with raisins.

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[Photograph: Sydney Oland]

Smoked Salmon and Dill Tea Sandwiches
Smoked Salmon and Dill Tea Sandwiches
A classic tea sandwich—rich smoky salmon paired with a simple dilled cream cheese.

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Savory Elevenses (Devils on Horseback and Cucumber Sandwiches)
Savory Elevenses (Devils on Horseback and Cucumber Sandwiches)
Plain and delicious, cream cheese and cucumbers. If you're feeling daring, serve these sandwiches with Devils on Horseback.

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[Photograph: Sydney Oland]

Coronation Chicken
Coronation Chicken
Made to commemorate a Queen. Poached chicken gently coated with curried mayonaise.

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Cheddar and Chutney Sandwiches
Cheddar and Chutney Sandwiches
A perfect pair—mango chutney and tart aged cheddar.

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Soda Bread with Port-Soaked Raisins
Soda Bread with Port-Soaked Raisins
This soda bread studded with port soaked raisins would be perfect with soft butter and tart marmalade.

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[Photograph: Sydney Oland]

Sticky Malt Loaf
Sticky Malt Loaf
Dense and sweetly malted—all this loaf needs is a strong pot of tea and a bit of sweet butter.

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[Photograph: Sydney Oland]

Berry Trifle
Berry Trifle
Festive and easily made to serve a crowd, try making each guest their own little trifle for a easier to eat alternative to the classic larger trifle.

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Eccles Cakes
Eccles Cakes
Puff pastry filled with gooey currants. Eccles cakes are normally served along with cheese, but would go equally well with a pot of tea.

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[Photograph: Sydney Oland]