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Category: Recipes | Posted on: July 3, 2013

Mrs Simkins’ Tropical Butterflies


Bring a balmy touch of the exotic to a weekend winter tea-time with these dreamy little cakes. The coconut frosting is slightly unusual but extremely delicious: loosen it with a spot of milk if it seems a bit stiff – or for a totally tropical taste, a little drop of coconut liqueur. The raspberry jam combines beautifully with the coconut: raspberry and coconut is a marriage made in Paradise.

Perfect with a cup of your favourite Clipper tea.


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Category: Things we love | Posted on: June 10, 2013

Join us for an Earl Grey Martini or two!

TPUHNow we haven’t got tickets to Glastonbury this year but we’re lucky enough to have some amazing friends who have their very own boutique hotel at the festival. The Pop-Up Hotel combines luxury accommodation in romantic tents, yurts and airstreams with the kind of service you’d expect from a great hotel. It moves around to some of the best festivals, events and most gorgeous camping retreats in Britain. In some rooms you even have your very own butler!

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Category: Things to Do and Win | Posted on: June 6, 2013

Announcing our Gingerbread Day Competition Winners!

Thanks to everybody who entered our National Gingerbread Day Competition yesterday, we loved reading through all of the comments telling us which Clipper brew you’d dunk your Fudges biscuits in if you won. Here are some of our favourites:

Everyday tea,
Perfect for me
With ginger biscuits so fine,
I’ll be glad if they’re mine!
-Paula Read More