Recipes round-up

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.

Hot cross buns in Brockhampton Estate's manor house kitchen
Our exclusive recipe for Nadiya's gingerbread butterfly biscuits
Cakes and bakes

Nadiya’s gingerbread butterfly biscuits 

Make our exclusive Gingerbread Butterfly recipe from Nadiya, to celebrate World Book Day weekend in 2018.

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Hot cross bun bread and butter pudding

Try this twist on the traditional pudding from our development chef, Clive Goudercourt.


Summer berry scones

Ickworth, Suffolk

A treat to tempt you during the summer months, these scones are made with fresh berries from Ickworth's walled garden. But you can make them too, with strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blackcurrants and red currents.


Smoked mackerel fishcake roll

A summer recipe using seasonal mackerel. Perfect served with chips, potatoes or salad.


Fell Foot Milkshakes

Berrington Hall, Herefordshire

Have a look at this special summer time treat that is sure to refresh you.


Dressed crab with beetroot, grapefruit and radish salad

A lovely light salad, served with citrus mayonnaise for a zingy, summer taste.


Mediterranean bean stew with potato cakes

Buckland Abbey, Devon

Try out a delicious summer stew recipe as made by Buckland's Head Chef Dave.


Walnut torte fudge cake

Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire

It's rich, it's gooey, it's everything you'd ask for in a chocolate torte and now you can make it in the comfort of your own home. It's always a hit when it's on the menu here at Kedleston and never sticks around for long!


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.


Salmon mousse

Try this delicious smoked salmon and cream cheese mousse with a hint of citrus for your pre-turkey Christmas starter.


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.


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.


Raspberry Ripple Cheesecake Cake

Croome, Worcestershire

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


Hazelnut and cocoa spread

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


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.


Vegetable curry one pot

Croome, Worcestershire

Try our warming and tasty vegetable curry one pot at home.


Pumpkin, chard, feta and almond crumble

Taken from Claire Thomson's National Trust Family Cookbook, this satisfying, family-friendly recipe works equally well as a hearty side or a standalone dish.


Chocolate and beetroot cake

This fudgy, rich and indulgent cake is perfect as an alternative to a Christmas fruit cake for those who aren’t keen on dried fruit.


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.