English Cuisine

Some of our favorite dishes in America hail from England, and is it any wonder? From fish and chips and savory meat pies, to heavenly trifle and sweet scones, English cuisine rings our favorite culinary bells.

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Yorkshire Pudding

The Food Channel

This indulgent staple on the British holiday table is served fresh from the oven, crispy on the outside and soft on the inside.

Raspberry-and-Pistachio Eton Mess

Food & Wine

Eton Mess is a lightly sweet, old-fashioned British dessert made by blending whipped cream with freshly crushed berries and crisp meringue. As a shortcut, use store-bought meringues instead of homemade.

Total: 4 hrs 10 mins
Total: 10 mins

Strawberry Crown Trifle

Better Homes and Gardens

Trifles, a timeless English dessert, usually consist of cake cubes soaked with brandy, rum, or liqueur and layered with jam and custard. This version, from 1974 version, has crushed fresh fruit for the jam and a rich vanilla pudding for the custard. Assemble and refrigerate the trifle a day before serving so the pudding, berries, and liqueur have time to flavor the cake. This beautiful cake makes 12 servings.

Chocolate Chip Raspberry Fool

Parents

Swapping Greek yogurt for the heavy cream and sugar traditionally found in this British dessert makes for a healthier version.

Fig-and-Stilton Squares

Food & Wine

After baking flaky squares of puff pastry, Melissa Rubel Jacobson tops them with sweet fig preserves and pungent blue cheese.

Total: 3 hrs 15 mins

Crisp Cornmeal Scones

Better Homes and Gardens

These nibble-size scones are easy to mix for a quick breakfast or brunch. Before baking, brush with buttermilk and sprinkle with coarse sugar for extra sweetness in the recipe.

Gingered Lemon Scones

Better Homes and Gardens

These flavored scones pair well with brunch egg casserole or a main dish lunch salad.

Sour Cherry & Walnut Scones

Fine Cooking Magazine

These scones have a fine, tender crumb because of the cake flour and lack of kneading. The dusting of cinnamon sugar complements the tartness of the cherries.

Chocolate Chip Scones

Betty Crocker

Surprise your family with these delicious yet easy, coffee-shop style scones for a perfectly sweet, perfectly easy treat any time of day.

Total: 22 mins

Golden Carrot-Spice Scones

Betty Crocker

Try this spicy carrot scone recipe from Betty Crocker.

Total: 35 mins

Gingerbread Wedges

Betty Crocker

Mmm! Warm spicy homemade scones are kissed with a lemon glaze! Treat yourself to easy-to-make sweets.

Total: 30 mins

Cucumber-Mint Chutney Tea Sandwiches

Food & Wine

F&W's Emily Kaiser, who co-authored The Harney & Sons Guide to Tea, pairs her clever tea sandwiches with spicy Indian chai, like the 500 Mile Chai ($9.50 for 4 ounces; taooftea.com).

Total: 10 mins
Total: 1 hr 20 mins

Cornmeal-Blueberry Scones

Better Homes and Gardens

Here's a fruity treat for a special brunch or any time you're in need of a sweet start to the day.

Chocolate-Coconut Scones

Better Homes and Gardens

The chocolate scones are like dessert. You can also make a fruit scone, which is great for breakfast.

English Tea Scones

Better Homes and Gardens

Tender and slightly sweet, these treats are perfect for afternoon tea or for breakfast. Serve with softly whipped and sweetened whipping cream.

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