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The Halloween Spooktactular Elevenses AKA morning Tea!

The Halloween Spooktactular Elevenses AKA morning Tea!

The Halloween Spooktactular Office Elevenses AKA Morning Tea!

In the British Isles, elevenses  is a snack that is similar to afternoon tea, but eaten in the morning.  It is generally less savoury than brunch and might consist of some cake or biscuits with a cup of tea or coffee.  The name refers to the time of day that it is taken: around 11 am.  In the Southern Hemisphere it is known as Morning Tea and one of the most favourite meals of the day.  People within the office take turns (usually in groups) to supply the morning tea and this is done in rotation.

Morning tea in the office shouldn’t be a stressful occasion it’s a good excuse to mingle with colleagues in the canteen and for people who just want a cup of tea or coffee and a few yummy treats to go with it (they don’t always have to be sweet and you will notice the savoury always go first).  After a few months it does get a bit competitive thou beware!

Maybe you already do a weekly or monthly elevenses in the office but if not there is no better date to start off a new tradition than the 31st of October 2014.  It’s Halloween and this year it falls on a Friday! PERFECT!

To get you all started I have put together some of my favourite Halloween morning tea ideas that are easy to create and your colleagues will be talking about them till next month!

1)The Hot Dog Mummies!

hot dog mummys


2)The mini Pizza mummies!



3)The Healthy Pumpkin filled with sour cream dip and vegetable sticks.


dips and sticks


4)The pumpkin fruit head



5) The spooky fruit platter

fruit platter


6)The Yummy scrummy variety cupcakes

cupcakes variety

7) The scary Gingerbread mummies

gingerbread men


8) The Easy Peasy White chocolate ghost biscuit!


biscuits easy

9) The Ultimate Halloween Morning tea Showstopper Cake




10) And for those who just completely forgot about the new office tradition!! But they do have the all important Sharpie marker at their desk!! The mini easy peel pumpkins!


I hope these will give you some inspiration and ideas for perhaps what could be your first morning tea of many!!

Happy Halloween!

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