We’ve collected some of our favourite recipes to help inspire your Time for a Cuppa menu. Don’t forget to join the Facebook group where you can share recipes with other hosts – search ‘Time for a Cuppa – Dementia UK’ or click here to join the group.
Top tip: Make planning your tea party stress free by making and freezing cakes ahead of time, then defrosting and decorating them just before your event. Here’s Delia Smith’s guidance on safely storing and freezing cakes and biscuits.
The Wilson chocolate cake
Dementia UK staff member Daisy Wilson has shared her family chocolate cake recipe – it always makes an appearance at her family occasions.
Spending time in the kitchen together is a great way to catch up and talk. It can be an emotive and tactile experience, which is why baking with someone living with dementia can be such a lovely and rewarding thing to do.