Afternoon Tea at HL Cupcake

If you fancy Afternoon Tea with a bit of skew towards the cake element then look no further.

By Lee Isherwood | July 24th '13

If you fancy Afternoon Tea with a bit of skew towards the cake element then look no further.
As a man with a particularly sweet tooth you might say I’d be biased and you’d probably be right, but when it comes down to it Afternoon Tea represents more than just the cake and a few sandwiches. What is now a British institution the custom originated amongst the wealthy classes in England in the 1840s with Anna Maria Russell, Duchess of Bedford, widely credited as transforming afternoon tea (or low tea) in England into a late-afternoon meal whilst visiting Belvoir Castle.

Fast forward to today and Hey Little Cupcake have recently voted in the top 50 Afternoon Tea places in the UK by The Independent Hey Little Cupcake isn’t just a Manchester contender.

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Cupcake shaped Egg & Cress and Ham & Cucumber Sandwiches made with lovely fresh ingredients, Scones, Chocolate Dipped Fresh Strawberries which are just fantastic, Macaroons and a selection of Hey Little Cupcakes finest Mini Cupcakes all accompanied by a pot of Tea pigs is something everyone should experience.

Afternoon Tea
Served Monday – Sunday 11-5pm

£12 per head (Booking essential)
Includes: Cupcake shaped sandwiches (Egg & Cress, Ham & Cucumber), Scones with Clotted Cream and Jam, Chocolate Dipped Strawberries, Macaroons, Selection of Mini Cupcakes, Choice of our hot or cold drinks menu.