Tag Archives for Afternoon Tea

Ariel House Recipes; Lamingtons

We made lamingtons this week in our kitchen after one of our chefs came across them in a cookbook and thought they looked delicious. He definitely wasn’t wrong as they are to die for! Light coconut sponge, dipped in chocolate icing and rolled in desiccated coconut, what’s not to like about a lamington! Ingredients; 175g […]

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Ariel House; Hello September!

I always feel that September brings with it an air of new beginnings and fresh starts. Our summer season is drawing to a close and school is back, which for me feels like the start of a new year. We will soon be walking along paths filled with crunchy orange leaves and complaining about dark […]

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Our Top Five Afternoon Tea Recipes from Ariel House!

We are so excited as tonight our favourite baking show The Great British Bake Off is back! We are looking forward to lots of new recipes, fancy fondants, rum babas, outrageous cakes and some traditional baking thrown in for good measure. It is such a wonderful show and the whole family can sit down and […]

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Ariel House Favourites; Apple & Cinnamon Cake

Ariel House Favourites; Apple & Cinnamon Cake! We love looking through cookbooks and testing out various different cakes that we think our guests will like. Mary Berry is one of our favourite bakers and we love her baking cookbooks as her recipes always turn out well and are loved by our guests. We came across […]

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Ariel House; Chocolate Eclairs

Chocolate Eclairs Chocolate eclairs are such a timeless treat. I remember being brought into Bewleys on Grafton Street when I was a child for a treat of a chocolate eclair and a mug of hot chocolate. I can still see the eclairs piled high on a cake stand, oozing fresh cream and delicious looking chocolate […]

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Summer Berry Traybake!

We love a traybake here in Ariel House. It is a lovely way of serving seasonal fruit and is always easy to slice up and serve to a crowd. We tend to use the same cake mixture and then change the flavours by adding fruit, chocolate, nuts and sometimes even dollops of cheesecake mixture. It […]

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Afternoon Tea Pavlova at Ariel House.

It’s a miserable and wet afternoon in Dublin but we are looking forward to a busy weekend here in Ariel House! We have guests staying from all over the world and have two busy days of afternoon teas ahead. This pavlova is always a hit with our guests and we are always guaranteed to have […]

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Sweet Afternoon Tea Scones at Ariel House

An afternoon tea is simply not complete without a traditional afternoon tea scone, preferably served with jam and a good dollop of whipped cream. It is the one thing that we make daily in our kitchen without fail and we are very proud of their lightness and delicious taste! They are very easy to make […]

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An Ariel House Favourite – Vanilla Melting Moments.

When we first started hosting afternoon tea here in Ariel House, these delicious little morsels were so popular we found it hard to bake them as quick as they were required in the dining room. Ever popular and oh so delicious, our cake stand is never complete without them on it. ¬†We are often asked […]

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An Ariel House Favourite, Zesty Lemon Posset!

We served up these delicious little lemon possets yesterday as part of our afternoon tea. Such a lovely contrast to all the sweetness to serve something that has a bite to it. We always have lots of lemons in our kitchen so we can whip these up whenever required. It is such a simple recipe […]

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