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Nine elegant recipes for hosting afternoon tea

As we await the arrival of the royal family’s newest prince or princess, we find ourselves in the mood for a cup of tea and slice of cake.

All eyes are angled across the pond, awaiting the arrival of Prince George’s new sibling. But while we wait (the Duchess of Cambridge’s due date is widely thought to be this Saturday), we decided to enjoy a spot of tea, scones, sandwiches and cakes.

In our collection above, choose from an array of tea-time favourites, from smoked salmon sandwiches, to white chocolate scones with créme fraîche and raspberry-almond tartlets, and follow these tips for brewing the perfect pot of tea.

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