Eric Lanlard's Afternoon Tea


Master pâtissier and baker to the stars Eric Lanlard returns with a gorgeous new book crammed with deliciously achievable recipes for the perfect afternoon tea.

With 90 recipes for sweet and savoury treats, this book contains all the cakes, pastries, tarts and biscuits you could wish for, from Gruyère Eclairs to Pistachio and Rosewater Scones. In addition, menu ideas offer the perfect combination of flavours for your afternoon tea.

Whether you’re throwing a lavish tea party or simply looking for that perfect Coffee Cake recipe, this is the must-have afternoon tea cookbook.

Eric Lanlard, Master Pâtissier and twice winner of the prestigious Continental Pâtissier of the Year at the British Baking Awards, has earned himself an international reputation for superlative baked creations for an impressive A-list clientele. He is, according to Vanity Fair magazine, ‘one of the best pâtissiers in the world’.

Having trained in France, Eric moved to London where, aged 22, he became Head Pastry Chef for Albert and Michel Roux. He stayed there for five years before launching his own business, Cake Boy, a destination café, cake emporium and cookery school based in London. Eric also creates afternoon teas for luxury hotels and travel brands worldwide.

Eric is an experienced TV presenter and has presented four series for Channel 4′s Glamour Puds and Baking Mad with Eric Lanlard, and is a regular guest on TV shows including Great British Bake Off and Masterchef: The Professionals. He is co-author of Cox Cookies & Cake (Mitchell Beazley) and author of Master Cakes (Hamlyn), Home Bake, Tart It Up!, Chocolat, Totally Chocolate and Couture Cupcakes (Mitchell Beazley).