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10 bakes to take to a Jubilee street party

by Alice Palmer Brown

published on 27 May 2022

With the Jubilee weekend just around the corner, we’ve scoured our cookbooks and recipe archives to find the best bakes to take along to a street party or other gathering. From the classics, think Victoria sponge, Bakewell tart and scones, to crown-shaped biscuits and Eton Mess cheesecakes, you’ll find a mix of kid-friendly, easy-to-transport and make-ahead recipes to help you celebrate in style.

Mary Berry's Victoria Sponge Sandwich

Mary Berry’s Victoria Sponge Sandwich

It doesn’t get more classic than a Victoria sponge and who best to guide you through than the nation’s Queen of Baking, Mary Berry.

If you’re looking for a vegan alternative, Holly Jade’s straightforward Victoria sponge comes complete with zesty plant-based frosting and fresh strawberries too.

From the book

Mary Berry


Biscuiteers Best of British Jubilee Biscuits

by Biscuiteers

These ornate biscuit recipes from acclaimed London bakery, Biscuiteers, are fit for a queen. Choose between crowns, bunting or guards.

Red, white& blue meringue

Candice Brown’s Red White and Blue Meringues

from Comfort

Topped with sprinkles, flavoured with blueberry and artfully coloured in red, white and blue, these mini meringues are the ultimate bite-sized sweet treat for adults and children alike.

Jane’s Patisserie’s No-Bake Prosecco Cheesecakes

by Jane Dunn

Two special occasion treats – Prosecco and cheesecake – marry perfectly in these no-bake desserts from Jane’s Patisserie. Add edible gold dust for an extra special touch.

White Chocolate Raspberry Scones

Jane’s Patisserie’s White Chocolate Raspberry Scones

by Jane Dunn

Whether it’s jam on top or on the bottom, what really matters here is the winning combination of white chocolate and raspberry. Experiment with adding your favourite flavours to a traditional scone recipe and let Jane guide the way.

From the book

Bakewell Slice

Bakewell Slice

by Martha Swift

If you’re looking for a recipe that travels well, a traybake is the answer. This Bakewell version from the Primrose Bakery features a layer of fragrant frangipane and of sticky raspberry jam.


Strawberry Icebox Cake

by Eloise Head

For a fuss-free solution, look no further than this strawberry ice box cake from Tik Tok sensation, Eloise Head, aka Fitwaffle. Made using just four ingredients, this celebration of seasonal strawberries takes just 15 minutes to prepare.

Eton Mess Cheesecake

Nadiya Hussain’s Eton Mess Cheesecake

Inspired by the classic dessert Eton Mess, this cheesecake from Nadiya Hussain’s Britsh Food Adventure features meringue kisses, a creamy cheesecake filling and fresh strawberries dipped in chocolate.

Jubilee Cake

Jubilee Cake

by Linda Collister

A loaf cake that reveals a Union Jack flag in every slice.

Mary Berry’s Bakewell Tart Fingers

Mary Berry’s Bakewell Tart Fingers

An ingenious twist on a British classic, these Bakewell tart fingers are easy to make ahead and transport and are beloved by children and adults alike.


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