Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea, Shane Smith, I Love Cooking Afternoon Tea, Pastry

If we can’t go out for afternoon tea then create it yourself!

Afternoon Tea or High Tea is the perfect indulgent treat to be enjoyed this Mother’s Day. With a selections of sweet and savoury bites, will without a doubt impress.

Last year we created an Afternoon Tea YouTube series with Master Pastry Chef – Shane Smith.

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In this series Shane created some of his favourite delights which include:

Episode 1: Strawberries & Cream Shortbread and Chocolate & Candied Orange Eclairs.

Strawberry Shortbread, Chef Shane Smith, Afternoon Tea
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Episode 2: Classic scones and savoury cheddar and scallion scones with homemade butter.

Plain Scone, Shane Smith plain scone recipe, I Love Cooking scones, Afternoon Tea with Shane Smith, I Love cooking
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Episode 3: No Bake Victoria Sponge Truffles and Chocolate Dipped Fennel Honeycomb.

Victoria Sponge Truffles, no bake cake pops, Afternoon Tea with Shane Smith, Shane Smith, I Love Cooking Afternoon Tea
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Episode 4: Carrot & Cardamom Cake with Cream Cheese Buttercream and Lemon & Lavender Drizzle Cakes.

Shane Smith, Carrot Cake, Afternoon Tea Recipes, I Love Cooking Afternoon Tea
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Master Pastry Chef, Shane Smith has over 20 years’ experience working in some of the world’s most celebrated pastry kitchens across the globe.

Recently Shane has just signed up as a brand ambassador for Kenwood. Over the years Shane has received numerous awards in recognition for his work, including “Best Bakery Manager in Ireland” and “Top 10 Pastry chefs in Ireland” by Food & Wine magazine. He can also be found cooking up a storm at some of Ireland’s most prestigious food festivals. He is a regular contributor to The Irish Times, The Irish Independent, Food & Wine magazine and other national publications. He also writes a monthly baking column for the Anglo Celt newspaper in his hometown of County Cavan.

Shane holds regular cookery segments on RTÉ & Virgin Media Ireland where he can be seen bringing his natural flare and love for all things sweet to the nation’s homes.

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