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Afternoon Tea Week 2021

Get or send some fabulous treats to enjoy an afternoon tea at home

What is an afternoon tea? It’s a meal that consists of sandwiches, which usually come in finger form, scones, pastries, and the best bit of all a selection of cakes. It’s the ultimate finger food, often served with tea or coffee, or sometimes you may even enjoy it with a glass of fizz.

It’s a simple meal that feels so special! And it’s really easy to put together at home, and you don’t even need to cook to create a wonderful afternoon tea, most sandwiches are simple to make and you may even have lots of ingredients already at home. Scones and pastries are easy to get from your local shop. But for an extra special touch why not order in some extra special cakes to make your afternoon tea more special. And there isn’t a better time to organise one as it’s Afternoon Tea Week 2021 from the 9th-15th August. Here are some of our cake suggestions to add to your afternoon tea experience:

Baby Sponge Cakes

These cute baby versions of our whole sponge cakes are the perfect size to have with a cuppa, and are ideal with an afternoon tea. We have over 15 flavours to choose from including gluten free and vegan flavours too. Available in packs of 4, 8, 16, 40, 80 or 120. Our packs of 4 and 8 are gift wrapped for gifting, and our larger packs of 16, 40, 80 and 120 are for parties and arrive unwrapped in boxes.

With the variety of cakes and numbers, they are ideal for any afternoon tea, offering a great selection for you to enjoy with your friends and family, as well as being able to accommodate any number of guests to an event involving afternoon tea.


These aren’t necessarily traditional treats to enjoy with an afternoon tea, but they might be a nice alternative to the pastries in an afternoon tea. These chocolatey delights are a perfect addition to an afternoon tea, and we have lots of flavours to choose from:

Triple Chocolate Brownie - Our classic Triple Chocolate Brownie is gloriously gooey in the middle with melted triple chocolate chunks running throughout. It is encased with a crunchy top and decorated with a triple chocolate drizzle. Pure. Chocolate. Heaven.

Raspberry & White Chocolate Brownie - Our luxurious White Chocolate and Raspberry Brownies are the perfect blend of gooey rich chocolate, sharp raspberries, and sweet white chocolate. Raspberry pieces and white chocolate chunks run through the middle, and on the top is a pretty raspberry and white chocolate drizzle with a sprinkling of delicious raspberry pieces. Yum.

Chocolate Orange Brownie - A classic and well-loved combination of chocolate and orange make this brownie truly tempting! A gooey chocolate orange flavoured brownie with orange chocolate chunks dotted through the middle. Topped with a pretty white chocolate, dark chocolate, and orange chocolate drizzle effect. The ultimate brownie for any Terry's Chocolate Orange lovers out there...

Hazelnut Praline Brownie - This decadent and creamy Hazelnut Praline brownie is a nutella lover's dream! The rich and gooey chocolate brownie has hazelnut praline and roasted hazelnut pieces running through it. It is then topped with more hazelnut pieces and spun in deliciously dark chocolate.

Speculoos Biscoff Brownie - Our limited edition Speculoos Brownie is full of sugar and spice and all things nice! A delicious chocolate brownie - gloriously gooey in the middle with melted triple chocolate chunks running throughout, topped with a generous layer of biscoff spread and then covered with a crunchy biscoff crumb. Chocolate and biscoff work perfectly together giving the chocolate brownies a dark caramel flavour with hints of cinnamon and other spices. Pure bliss.

Four Sharing Brownie - The ultimate brownie sharing box! Four of our scrumptious and gooey brownies flavours in one - Triple Chocolate, Raspberry and White Chocolate, Chocolate Orange, and Hazelnut Praline Brownies. Each brownie flavour wedge cuts into two generous portions serving 8 in total. Perfect as a dessert, an alternative to a birthday cake, or as a treat for the family!

If you have guests who require gluten free brownies, or vegan brownies, you can accommodate their needs too with our brownie range, as we have gluten free brownie options and vegan brownie options available too.

We can deliver a selection of delicious cakes or brownies for your afternoon tea straight to the door. You just need to order your cakes and brownies online, on our website, and we will get them to you safely. Sponge offer next day delivery on our cakes and brownies all over the UK, when you order by 2pm. Our Sponge cake delivery service and brownie delivery service are second to none with our robust designed packaging that keeps your order safe in transit.

You can select the delivery date from our handy calendar, whether you need your order for next day delivery, or want to place your order in advance, the choice is yours! Our calendar allows you to place your order as far in advance as you would like, and you can pick a delivery date that is convenient for you.

If you’re ordering a cakes or brownies for a special occasion, we recommend selecting the delivery date for a day or two before you require your order to make sure it is there in plenty of time. This is in case there are problems with the delivery (breakdowns, exceptional circumstances, or events). Our cakes and brownies have either a 7 or 10 day life from the date of dispatch, depending on the flavour, so even if they arrive a day or two early they will still be fresh and delicious on your special occasion