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High tea at home

These high tea ideas are easy to make - just pop in at Woolworths, gather your ingredients and invite your friends over.

WOULD YOU LIKE A CUPPA TEA?

Flavour your choice of tea with these delicious combos: cardamom and honey; lemongrass and ginger; lime, mint and granaddilla; rose-water and vanilla; or orange zest and pineapple.

elegant iced tea

Or make coconut chai tea or iced tea float with sesame brittle

ELEGANT ICED TEA

Makes 3 litres

  • 2 x 1.5-litre bottles Woolworths iced tea
  • 250ml frozen berries
  • fresh mint leaves, to decorate
  • 2 limes, quartered
  • 15ml rose-water
  • 1 bunch grapes
  • 1 free-range egg white
  • 30ml caster sugar

Pour the iced tea into a large jug. Add the berries, mint leaves, limes and rose-water. To frost the grapes, brush lightly with beaten egg white and dip into sugar. Place onto greaseproof paper and allow to harden. Serve the iced tea in pretty teacups and decorate with frosted grapes. 

Making the perfect cup of tea is something of an art. Learn how to here.


SHORTBREAD FANCIES

shortbread

Makes 12

  • 250ml mascarpone
  • 1 vanilla pod, split and seeded
  • 12 fingers shortbread
  • 12 strawberries, sliced

Gently stir together the mascarpone and vanilla seeds.Spread onto the shortbread and neatly decorate with sliced strawberries.  

OR MAKE AT HOME

Shortbread with rich hot chocolate

Shortbread lemon tarts

Granadilla shortbread

Sugared pear butter with shortbread orange drops

Strawberry shortbread tartlets with mascarpone


MINI TURKISH-DELIGHT TRIFLES

Serves 8

  • 4 Woolworths chocolate brownies
  • 45ml raspberry liqueur
  • 8 Turkish-delight chocolates, halved
  • 8 scoops good quality vanilla ice cream
  • 125ml caramelised nuts, chopped

Break the brownies into small pieces. Spoon into 8 shot glasses and drizzle each with 5ml of liqueur. Add the Turkish delight, ice cream and nuts. Serve immediately.

OR MAKE AT HOME

Fresh strawberry 'Turkish delight' with melting chocolate and yoghurt

Chocolate brownie and mixed berry trifle

Brownie cake


FROSTED-MINI-DOUGHNUT TOWERfrosted mini doughnuts

To make the tower, carefully pile Woolworths frosted mini doughnuts onto your favourite cake stand.

Melt 100g Lindt 70% dark chocolate and, using a paper piping bag, pipe stars onto a silicone mat or baking paper.

Allow to set, chilling if necessary.

Decorate the tower with the stars and dust with plenty of icing sugar.

If you want, you can cover it all in spun sugar

OR MAKE AT HOME

Zesty home-made doughnuts with orange drizzle

Piles of frosted mini-doughnuts with fresh berries and creamy lemon-curd yoghurt

Cranberry-chocolate truffles


MINI-QUICHE SELECTION

Strange as it may sound, not everybody loves sweet things. So ensure you offer a couple of tasty savoury options, such as mini-quiches.

Warm a selection of savoury tartlets and top generously with smoked-salmon ribbons, olives and fresh lime, or a dollop of redcurrent jelly and chopped chives.

OR MAKE AT HOME

Roast butternut quiche

Braised chicory quiche

Spring pea and Parmesan quiche Lorraine

Olive and crispy bacon phyllo tartlets 

Assorted bite-size tartlets


 

 

 


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A glass act

Hailing from Swaziland, the glassware of Woolworths supplier Ngwenya Glass are crafted from 100% recycled glass and made completely by hand. Watch this slideshow to see how one of their wine glasses is created.

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