Queen's Jubilee party food ideas - recipes fit for a royal!

If you're celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with a street party or garden shindig, here are some recipes to inspire you

Published: May 19, 2022 at 9:00 am
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How will you be spending the Queen's Platinum Jubilee weekend? Whether you're planning on getting out the bunting and throwing a full-blown street Jubilee party or just inviting a few family and friends round to enjoy the long weekend, it's probably going to involve food!

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If you're looking for easy and delicious finger food to enjoy over the Jubilee weekend, look no further! We've gathered some of our favourite quintessential British summertime recipes, from posh sausage rolls and egg and cress sandwiches to mini Victoria sponges and a very special take on the Eton Mess.

Read on for recipe ideas for party food, picnic classics and summery sweet treats that are perfect for a garden party.

Gin and tonic drizzle loaf

Gin and tonic drizzle loaf

Turn your favourite summer tipple into a delicious dessert with this easy loaf bake!

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Tom Daley’s asparagus, smoked salmon and egg tart

Tom Daley’s asparagus, smoked salmon and egg tart

Team GB's Olympic champion shares his simply, summery recipe that's perfect for a garden party or picnic.

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Scones with strawberry jam and clotted cream

Scones

There's no finer way to celebrate the Jubilee than with a quintessentially British afternoon tea. But although scones are simple to make, getting that perfect fluffy crumb can be elusive - that's why we love this easy recipe for a light touch every time!

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Eton Mess with rhubarb, vanilla, lemongrass and pink peppercorns

rhubarb eton mess

This modern take on an Eton mess is certain to impress with family and friends, and once you've got the recipe down, you'll be whipping it up all the time!

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Posh sausage rolls

Mini Sausage Rolls

This indulgent take on the traditional sausage roll makes for perfect party food - and it's gluten-free, too!

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Union Jack trifle

Union Jack trifle

Trifle is a fab option for a summer day, with its light texture and refreshing fruity garnish. This version uses berries to create a patriotic Union Jack topping, sure to be a showstopper at any Jubilee gathering!

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Mini strawberry Victoria sponges

mini victoria sponge

These little bites of Britishness are just the perfect addition to your scones, jam and cream - the height of luxury!

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Homemade egg mayo and watercress sandwiches

Homemade egg mayo and watercress sandwiches

Learn how to make this classic afternoon tea finger food, whipping up your own mayonnaise.

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Rhubarb and raspberry rainbow meringue

Rhubarb and Raspberry Rainbow Meringue

This tower of tart fruit and crumbly sweet meringue is a showstopping summer treat.

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Quail egg arancini with herby mayo dip

quail egg arancini

This sophisticated snack combines Italian arancini with a posh Scotch egg, and is perfect for using up leftover risotto!

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Raspberry and rose macarons

Raspberry macarons

These elegant pink macarons are sure to impress - and they taste just as good as they look!

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After even more Jubilee inspiration? Check out our round-up of where to buy Queen's Platinum Jubilee memorabilia for your home.

Authors

Rebecca MessinaEditor, YourHomeStyle.uk

Rebecca is the Digital Editor of Your Home and HomeStyle

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