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All the best recipes to take to a King Charles III Coronation street party

by Francesca Sleet

published on 28 April 2023

As the world prepares for the coronation of King Charles III, many people across the UK are gearing up to celebrate this historic event with family, friends, and neighbours. Whether you’re attending a street party, a neighbourhood gathering, or simply a get-together with loved ones, one thing’s for sure: you’ll need some delicious food to share with everyone. To help you mark the occasion with a delicious dish or two, we’ve compiled a collection of our favourite recipes that are perfect for sharing at gatherings and street parties. From classic British favourites to modern twists on traditional dishes, these recipes are sure to impress your guests and help make it a celebration fit for a king. So, let’s hang out the bunting and get cooking.

Sharing Snacks and Finger Food

Nadiya Hussain’s Pretzel Bites

Soft, salty and served with a cheesy dip, these pretzel bites are a great snack for feeding a crowd.

Cheddar, Cumin and Nigella Seed Straws

Rukmini Iyer’s Cheddar, Cumin and Nigella Seed Straws

A twist on the classic cheese straw, these cheddar, cumin and nigella seed rings from Rukmini Iyer are a flavour-packed snack.

Jane’s Patisserie Spicy Chicken Rolls

by Jane Dunn

Minced chicken is spiked with chilli flakes and cumin, wrapped in puff pastry and baked until golden for an easy twist on the classic sausage roll.

Nadiya Hussain’s Lamb Samosa Balls

With a crispy breadcrumb coating hiding a fragrant lamb and pea filling, these simple samosa balls are a unique addition to your street party snack table.

Mary Berry’s Spicy Sausage Rolls

Mary Berry’s Spicy Sausage Rolls

You can’t go wrong with a simple sausage roll and this easy recipe from Mary Berry makes an excellent addition to any snack platter.

Jane’s Patisserie’s Vegetable Tarts

by Jane Dunn

A fantastic veggie option that couldn’t be simpler to make, these easy vegetable tarts feature puff pastry topped with a generous spoon of basil pesto, plenty of roasted vegetables and a good helping of melted cheese.

Sticky Honey Chicken Wings

by Debora Robertson

Finger food at its best, these sticky sweet chicken wings are delicious as is or served alongside a cooling sour cream and herb dip.

Chicken Satay Skewers

Chicken Satay Skewers

Individual bites are always a great call for crowd-pleasing snacks and these easy chicken satay skewers are ideal for piling on a platter with a creamy peanut sauce ready for dipping.

Spicy Potato and Sweetcorn Tortilla Samosas

by Anisa Karolia

Stuffed with gently spiced potatoes and fresh sweetcorn these vegetarian samosas are made with tortilla wraps for ease.

Sharing Dishes

Ham and Cheese Crown

Ham and Cheese Crown

A golden ring of pastry, stuffed generously with plenty of ham and cheese – this crown (perfect for a coronation!) is easy to bake and makes for an eye-catching dish.

Garlic and Herb Tear-and-Share Bread

Garlic and Herb Tear-and-Share Bread

by Stork

Simple and classic, this easy tear-and-share bread is great for snacking on or for serving alongside meats, cheeses and dips for a crowd.

My Favourite Potato Salad

by Debora Robertson

Creamy and tangy, this elevated take on a classic potato salad is a guaranteed crowd pleaser.

Crowd-pleasing Bakes

Lemon and Raspberry Yoghurt Bundt with Raspberry Mascarpone Glaze

by Melanie Johnson
from Bundt

Topped with fresh raspberries and a mascarpone glaze, this crown-shaped lemon and raspberry Bundt cake is a lovely addition to any coronation dessert spread.

Mary Berry's Victoria Sponge Sandwich

Mary Berry’s Victoria Sponge Sandwich

No coronation party would be complete without the ultimate royal bake. Try Mary Berry’s recipe for fail-proof instructions or find an easy vegan version here.


Biscuiteers Best of British Jubilee Biscuits

by Biscuiteers

For a truly patriotic bake, try these London-themed biscuits from the acclaimed bakery Biscuteers – they taste just as good as they look.

Red, white& blue meringue

Candice Brown’s Red White and Blue Meringues

from Comfort

Red, white and blueberries – these bite-sized meringues will add a pop of fun colour to the table.

Vegan Strawberry Trifles

by Holly Jade

A vegan-friendly treat, these little strawberry trifles will make for lovely individual desserts. Top with plenty of freshly whipped (vegan) cream and fresh fruit.

Jane’s Patisserie’s No-Bake Prosecco Cheesecakes

by Jane Dunn

The perfect indulgent no-bake dessert, these Prosecco-spiked individual cheesecakes are topped with fresh strawberries and whipped cream.

Bakewell Slice

Bakewell Slice

by Martha Swift

Made with fresh raspberries and drizzled with a simple glaze, this twist on the classic Bakewell tart features the familiar tastes of jam and almonds in a travel-friendly form.


Strawberry Icebox Cake

by Eloise Head

A show-stopping centrepiece of a dessert, this strawberry icebox cake is deceptively simple to make but is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your coronation party.


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