The perfect afternoon tea for mum

Fancy baking a tasty treat for mum this Mother’s Day but struggling for inspiration? We’ve picked our favourite recipes for a Mothering Sunday feast.

Find out how to make boiled clementine cake with this recipe taken from Claire Thomson’s National Trust Family Cookbook

Boiled clementine cake 

This recipe was created by our food ambassador, Claire Thomson for the National Trust Family Cookbook. Blended whole clementines, eggs and almonds bind beautifully to make a moist cake with an intense, almost marmalade-like flavour.

National Trust rhubarb and ginger cream desert

Rhubarb and ginger cream 

An attractive and delicious sweet treat, making the most of seasonal rhubarb.

Pair with a cup of tea 

We’ve teamed up with Clipper Tea to create an exclusive everyday tea just for you. Visit one of our tea-rooms or cafés and you’ll now be able to enjoy a cup of National Trust Fairtrade tea.

Fruit scone
Cakes and bakes

National Trust fruit scone 

Discover how to bake our famous fruit scones. Serve with a generous helping of strawberry jam and clotted cream.

Visitors enjoying afternoon tea at Lyme Park in Cheshire

Don't want to bake? 

If you don’t fancy baking a Mother’s Day treat yourself, why not enjoy an afternoon tea at one of our cafés? Spend some quality time together whilst enjoying delicate sandwiches, homemade cakes and a delicious cup of tea.