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Three-Ingredient Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

by Marina Hopkins

published on 19 March 2019

Cooking a Mother's Day meal needn't be an elaborate effort, and this afternoon tea menu inspired by Sarah Rainey's Three Ingredient Baking is here to prove it. From classic scones to fail-safe asparagus tartlets, these ingenious three-ingredient recipes will impress everyone at the table.

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Easy Mothers Day Afternoon Tea Menu & Recipes | 3 Ingredients | 2019 - Magic Scones

For the scones: Three Ingredient Magic Scones 

Arguably the most important part of any afternoon tea, these delicious scones are easy to make and are guaranteed to keep everyone round the table happy, no matter which way round they add their jam and clotted cream. 

Easy Mothers Day Afternoon Tea Menu & Recipes | 3 Ingredients | 2019 - Shortbread Rounds

 For the biscuits: Three Ingredient Shortbread Rounds

Nothing goes better with a cup of tea than classic, simple shortbread biscuits. These shortbread rounds could not be simpler to make, or more classic, and we can also confirm they could not taste more delicious.

Easy Mothers Day Afternoon Tea Menu & Recipes | 3 Ingredients | 2019 - Asparagus Tartlets

For something savoury: Three Ingredient Asparagus Tartlets

Any afternoon tea needs something savoury to balance out all the sweetness, and these heavenly asparagus and Gruyère cheese tartlets are just what we're after. The recipe is easy to follow and calls for ready-rolled puff pastry for maximum ease. 

Easy Mothers Day Afternoon Tea Menu & Recipes | 3 Ingredients | 2019 - Lemon Possett

For something sweet: Three Ingredient Lemon Posset

These mini lemon posset desserts will make your afternoon tea menu feel extra special, and they also add a lovely dash of brightness to the table with their beautiful lemon-yellow colour. 

Easy Mothers Day Afternoon Tea Menu & Recipes | 3 Ingredients | 2019 - Oreo Fudge

And for an extra special treat: Three Ingredient Oreo Fudge

And just because it's Mother's Day, why not go the extra mile and make this super indulgent oreo fudge? Even if you're far too full to eat it on the day, wrap a few squares of it up in some brightly coloured tissue paper with a beautiful ribbon and give it to your mum as a delicious homemade treat to take home with her. 

For more genius baking recipes using only three ingredients, you can buy your copy of Three Ingredient Baking by Sarah Rainey by clicking here.

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