If you're planning on making the most of Wimbledon this year these recipes are a great place to start. From strawberry cake to tennis cupcakes, we've got so many delicious Wimbledon-inspired recipes to try.
If you’re planning on making the most of Wimbledon this year these recipes are a great place to start. From strawberry cake to tennis cupcakes, we’ve got so many delicious Wimbledon-inspired recipes to try.
We just love an excuse to get the family together and Wimbledon is a great one. With strawberries in peak season and Pimm’s in the cupboard, it’s time to roll up those sleeves and get creative with these must-make recipes. We’ve got sweet bakes, luxurious desserts and some savoury favourites in there too.
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First on the list is this Bakewell trifle. This recipe brings the best of both classics together to create one mouth-watering dessert. The cherry, almond and Amaretti flavour from the Bakewell is captured in each trifle layer of jelly, custard and cream. Mmmm…
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We just love this strawberry cake. It’s light and elegant with a sweet strawberry and almond sponge. It could be served as dessert drizzled in a generous helping of cream or as an afternoon snack with a cuppa while watching the tennis – the choice is yours!
Just imagine sitting out in the glorious sunshine with Wimbledon on the radio (just like old times!) and one of these tasty tarts to eat. These galettes are really easy to make using ready-made puff pastry. The peppers and tomatoes make a delicious combination and are so colourful, they might even tempt the kids to take a bite.
We think these Wimbledon cupcakes are very appropriate! You can make whatever flavoured cupcakes you like, whether it’s vanilla, chocolate or lemon, and then top them with these Wimbledon toppers – our step-by-step instructions show you how.
If you’ve got your friends coming over for drinks and Wimbledon watching, these Pimm’s marshmallows must be on the menu. They’re much easier to make than you may think with a sweet strawberry and Pimm’s syrup and tiny flecks of mint. Your friends are going to love them!
If you’re looking for a dessert that will feed a lot of people in one go we’d recommend making this delicious roulade. Topped with freshly whipped cream, juicy strawberries and white chocolate sticks, this roulade is sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Did you know that tuna and strawberry work wonders together? The meaty texture of the tuna and the sweetness of the strawberries pair really well together. Along with spring onions, fresh pieces of pineapple and a few handfuls of rocket you can create a very summery salad.
This very berry Pimm’s recipe turns our favourite alcoholic summer mixer into a light and fruity punch. Mixed with plenty of lemonade and finished with fresh strawberries and raspberries and a few sprigs of mint, this cocktail can be made in no time.
Have you ever made your own ice cream before? This raspberry ripple ice cream recipe is so simple, you don’t even need an ice cream machine. Whipping cream, icing sugar and fresh raspberries make up the bulk of this homemade ice cream – the whole family will love it.
Keep the whole family cool while watching Wimbledon with these delicious strawberry ice lollies. Made with fresh strawberries and low-fat natural yogurt, these lollies are sweet on the lips and not too harsh on the hips. They’re a treat worth sharing!
Why not throw a Wimbledon themed party? These cupcakes are sure to take centre stage on your party spread. Using a green coloured buttercream for the grass and ready-to-roll fondant for the tennis balls, these cupcakes are much easier to make than they look.
Sometimes you just can’t beat a classic. With crisp meringues, a generous helping of double cream and fresh strawberries you can whip up this Eton mess in minutes. Drizzle in some port or kirsch before serving for a naughty but oh-so-nice twist.
This lunch time favourite is simple and delicious topped with smoked salmon, new potatoes and freshly chopped dill. Just slice this quiche into bite-sized squares and bring along to a family picnic, or pop on a plate and enjoy in front of the TV.
This easy to make Pimm’s strawberry tart is a great way of making the most out of your strawberries. Made with Pimm’s-infused jelly and a ready-made base, we recommend serving this treat with some ice cream or double cream for added enjoyment.
If you fancy being a little posh during Wimbledon we think afternoon tea with these strawberry and mascarpone shortbreads is a must. You could whip up a whole spread, make a big pot of tea and enjoy with the family with the familiar sounds of Wimbledon on the telly in the background.
If you’re looking for a showstopper bake, this is it. With a Pimm’s buttercream and a hint of Pimm’s in the sponge, we think this cake is the perfect treat for the Wimbledon season.
Make the most of asparagus while it’s still in season with this delicious recipe. The rich, salty pieces of halloumi cheese work wonders with the tender asparagus. Topped with pea shoots, there’s more to this dish than meets the eye.
With only four ingredients in total you can make lots of these Pimm’s flavoured lollies in a matter of minutes. All you need is a little patience while you let them set, but they’re worth the wait and are perfect served in a big bowl of ice at parties.
The kids are going to love making these sweet jam tarts and will certainly enjoy eating them while watching the tennis, too. If your child doesn’t like strawberry jam you could swap it for raspberry, blackberry or even marmalade instead.
Give your chicken thighs a new lease of life with this delicious recipe. A sticky Pimm’s sauce will turn this tray bake into a taste-bud party. The orange and lemons in this recipe will add even more flavour to your cuts of chicken and the potatoes, too.
A buttery pastry base, a creamy custard filling and plenty of fresh berries makes this flan one of a kind. Tuck into this mouth-watering treat in the sunshine. Drizzle in cream before serving – well, everyone deserves a treat!