Festive treats from Chawton House to your home 

November 26, 2020

Chawton House, Hampshire, November 2020. During the festive season, the elves at Chawton House are hard at work baking a delicious selection of festive treats. Freshly made in the Old Kitchen Tearoom, enjoy with loved ones (or by yourself!) in the comfort of your own home.

With options ranging from afternoon tea boxes, pastry wreaths, mince pies and a Twelfth Night cake, there’s something to tempt everybody. You can collect in person or receive the goodies by post. Why not surprise someone with a tasty and thoughtful, edible gift!

Chief Executive Katie Childs says: “It’s been an uncertain time for us all and never more so than the upcoming festive period. Everyone has had to make so many sacrifices and concessions but one thing we don’t have to compromise on is good food at Christmas. By ordering one of our festive treats, you’ll not only be supporting Chawton House, you’ll also get to eat some delicious cake! From our House to yours, we hope you have a very merry Christmas.”

Booking is online. See below for descriptions and prices.

Collection and delivery 

Festive Sweet Afternoon Tea – £12.50 

  • Sandwich selection
  • Festive scone with jam and clotted cream
  • Festive cupcake
  • Mince pie
  • Festive peppermint brownie

Festive Savoury Afternoon Tea – £12.50 

  • Sandwich selection
  • Stilton and cranberry scone with cream cheese and Christmas chutney
  • Festive cupcake
  • Mince pie
  • Festive peppermint brownie

Mixed Christmas cupcakes box – £13.95 

  • Decorated with all the fun and cheer of the holidays!
  • Each cupcake is individually decorated with a handmade, edible, Christmas cake topper.
  • Includes six cupcakes per box
  • Flavours are vanilla, gingerbread and egg nog

By post 

Shapes & Slices 

  • Mixed Brownie box (2 x peppermint candy cane, 2 x chocolate smartie, 2 x white chocolate)
  • Mince pies (with dried fruit plus apples from the Chawton House gardens)
  • Festive Shortbread & Gingerbread selection (box of 2 or 6)
  • Mixed Scone Box (Available as an assorted box of 6 with 2 of each flavour: fruit/cinnamon & thyme/stilton & cranberry or a whole box of the same treat – the choice is yours)

Whole Cakes 

  • Twelfth Night cake (iced rich fruit cake, from a Regency recipe – family size or mini)
  • Tunis cake (lemon madeira sponge topped with chocolate – family size)


  • Mincemeat, Marzipan & Apple Pastry Wreath
  • Chocolate Hazelnut Spread Pastry Christmas Tree
  • Brie & Cranberry Pastry Christmas tree