Recipes

We love food and we've got some great recipes to prove it. Take a look through all of our recipes for some culinary inspiration.

Scones with fresh cream and strawberries.
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Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake Cake

Croome, Worcestershire

Why not try our Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake Cake recipe for yourself at home?

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Cheese Scones

Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, Norfolk

Cheese scones are one of our favourite recipes at Felbrigg, here is the recipe for you to try out for yourself at home, straight out of the National Trust Cookbook.

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Hazelnut and cocoa spread

Taken from the National Trust Family Cookbook, this simple spread is the perfect toast topper or treat.

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Moseley Old Hall's scones

Moseley Old Hall, Staffordshire

Try our recipe from Moseley Old Hall for this British classic. Enjoy hot out of the oven with lashings of cream and jam.

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Spinach, bacon and Stilton salad

This hearty salad from our Cookbook includes iron-rich spinach and protein-filled eggs whilst smoky bacon and stilton provide a dash of indulgence. It’s a good recipe for using up fridge leftovers.

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Bodiam Castle's Festive slice

Bodiam Castle, East Sussex

Our Festive slice is a firm favourite with our visitors here at Bodiam Castle. It's a great alternative to the usual mince pie.

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Smoky turkey and squash gratin

Our smoky turkey and squash gratin recipe is a winter vegetable winner.

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Honey tea bread

Kingston Lacy, Dorset

Honey tea bread, a recipe from Kingston Lacy.

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Lamb kebabs and fattoush salad

Try our tasty kebabs using ingredients from our 2016 Fine Farm Produce Award winners, Conygree Farm.

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Pea and mint pesto pasta

Learn how to cook this light and minty pasta dish, with cheese and citrus. This recipe has been developed in collaboration with our Food Ambassador, Claire Thomson.

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Green Thai spring vegetable soup

Seasonal greens in a spicy coconut broth make this Green Thai spring vegetable soup a family favourite.

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Victorian gingerbread

Mr Straw's House, Nottinghamshire

Make your own delicious Victorian gingerbread at home with this National Trust recipe from Mr Straw's House.

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Vegetarian and alcohol-free Christmas pudding

This is a simple pudding that requires no time to mature so can be made as little as a week before its required or indeed made the same day and served fresh.

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Turkey gilding

Turkey was traditionally gilded to make it look more appetising. Find out how to make the most of your turkey with our easy-to-follow recipe and give your turkey a gilded glow.

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How to create a National Trust gingerbread house

Take inspiration from one of the grand houses in the South West, and create a National Trust gingerbread house.

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Hanbury Hall cider cake

Hanbury Hall and Gardens, Worcestershire

Make your own cider cake with this National Trust recipe from Hanbury Hall.

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Wet Nelly

Speke Hall, Liverpool

Try your hand at making a bit of Wet Nelly, a cake with a big history and a firm favourite at Speke Hall.

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Charlecote Park's honey and ginger cake

Charlecote Park, Warwickshire

This light cake contains no refined sugar at all, the sweetness all comes from a whole jar of Charlecote honey.