The Royal Baby's Arrival

  • By Ellie Sher

Celebrate the arrival of the royal bundle of joy with this festive afternoon tea menu.

Pimm's Cup

Pimms Cup Clinton Kelly

Spring for this bright gin-based cocktail when a cup of English Breakfast Tea simply won’t cut it. While Pimm's, the trendy British spirit, most likely won’t make an appearance at Wills and Kate’s afternoon tea, this festive drink will make for a cheerful toast to the royal baby.

Get the recipe: Pimm’s Cup

Finger Sandwiches

Buffalo Chicken Sammies Clinton Kelly

This assortment of delicate finger sandwiches features classic smoked salmon, tender roast beef, and moist chicken with a touch of heat. Indulge in these two-bite delights in honor of the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William's miniature bundle of joy.

Get the recipe: Salmon, Roast Beef, and Chicken Sandwiches

Zippy Lemon Bars

Triple Lemon Bars Carla Hall

Only the most elegant sweets will grace the dining room of Buckingham Palace in Princess Catherine’s honor. Composed of a sandy shortbread crust and a tart lemon filling, these zippy treats will satisfying any of Kate’s new mum cravings.

Get the recipe: Lemon Bars

Biscuits and Berries


These sophisticated pastries are topped with sweet berries and finished with freshly whipped cream for a refreshing summer dessert. What else? These delectable confections are a nod to the UK’s immensely popular snack, scones with clotted cream and jam – and Wimbledon’s infamous strawberries and cream.

Get the recipe: Biscuits and Berries


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