Would you like to eat like a Royal? Then you’ve come to the right place! We have rounded up a few recipes that we’re sure the Royal Family would approve of at their table 😋
Spinach & Poached Egg on Toast
Start your day with a meal similar to an Eggs Royale. This dish is slightly healthier, with a touch of avocado and spinach! This recipe feeds 2 and is a super quick make 🍳
For this recipe, you will need; 4 slices of wholemeal bread, 2 handfuls of spinach, 2 avocados, half a lemon, 2 eggs and salt and black pepper.
- Firstly, boil the kettle and pour the water into a pan with the eggs and poach the eggs for around 3 minutes.
- Then put the slices of bread into the toaster.
- After this, dice up your avocados into chunks, and drizzle them with the juice of half a lemon. Butter your toast then add your spinach onto each slice of bread, add the avocado chunks and place your poached eggs on top.
- Finally, season with salt and pepper to your taste and serve.
Royal Tea Scones
One of Queen Elizabeth II’s favourites, you can’t go wrong with some fruity scones 😍
For this recipe, you’ll need; 350g of self-raising flour, 85g of soft butter, 3 tbsp of caster sugar, 1 tsp of baking powder, 2 eggs, 175ml of milk, 100g of sultanas, a tub of clotted cream and a jar of strawberry jam.
- Preheat the oven to 200°C. Then grab a large bowl and add in the flour, baking powder, sugar and then butter and rub together with your fingers until it turns into fine breadcrumbs.
- Next, whisk 1 egg in a cup and then add the beaten egg and milk to the large bowl and stir the mixtures together and add in your raisins.
- Lightly dust your worktop with flour and roll out the dough to around 2.5cm thick. Then use a 5cm round cookie cutter to shape the dough.
- Grab a baking tray and place a baking sheet onto it and add the scones to the tray.
- Whisk the second egg in a bowl and use a cooking brush to glaze the top of the scones.
- Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes. When ready, plate your scones up, slice them in half and serve them with clotted cream and jam 😋
This is the perfect recipe if you’re getting involved in the King’s celebrations. This is a recipe that will be eaten by the King himself during his Big Lunch 👑
The ingredients for the pastry include; 125g of plain flour, a pinch of salt, 25g of diced cold butter, 25g of lard, 2 tbsp of milk. For the filling, the ingredients include; 125ml of milk, 175ml of double cream, 2 eggs, 1 tbsp of chopped fresh tarragon, salt and pepper, 100g of grated cheddar cheese, 180g of cooked spinach and 60g of cooked broad beans or soya beans.
It’s also important for this recipe that you have a 20cm flat tin.
- Firstly, you will be making the pastry. Start by sieving the flour and salt into a bowl, add in the 25g of lard and mix using your fingertips until you get sandy, breadcrumb texture.
- Add the milk, a little at a time to bring the ingredients into the dough and cover and place in the fridge for 30-45 minutes.
- Next, roll out the pastry onto a floured surface and make sure it covers a little larger than the top of the 20cm tin and is around 5mm thick.
- Line the tin with the pastry and then cover it and rest it in the fridge for a further 30 minutes.
- Preheat the oven to 190°C, line the tin with greaseproof paper, adding baking beans and bake blind for 15 minutes.
- Reduce the oven temperature to 160°C and beat together the milk, cream, eggs, herbs and seasonings.
- Sprinkle the grated cheese in the blind-baked base and top with the chopped spinach, beans and herbs and then pour over the liquid mixture.
- Evenly stir the mixture, being careful not to damage the pastry case.
- Lastly, sprinkle the remaining cheese on top and place the quiche into the oven for 20-25 minutes until set and lightly golden. And now it is ready to serve!
Chocolate Biscuit Cake
Another one for the dessert fans! Read on to find out how to make a chocolate biscuit cake, just like one of Prince William and Princess Kate’s wedding cakes 🍰
The ingredients for this recipe include; 225g of rich tea biscuits, 115g of softened unsalted butter, 115g of caster sugar, 115g of chopped dark chocolate. And for the chocolate ganache, you’ll need; 125g of chopped dark chocolate and 125g whipped cream.
- Firstly, you’ll need to make sure you have a 15cm metal cake ring. Start by greasing this with butter and lining the sides and the bottom with baking paper.
- Next, break the biscuits into small pieces.
- Then place the butter and sugar into a bowl and cream together.
- Next, melt the chocolate in a bowl over a simmering saucepan of water then pour the melted chocolate into the butter and sugar mixture and stir thoroughly.
- Then, add 2 tbsp of warm water and the biscuit pieces to the bowl and stir them together.
- Place the mixture into the lined cake ring and put into the fridge for 30 minutes to cool, until the chocolate becomes firm.
- To create the chocolate ganache, you will need to place the chopped chocolate into a bowl and pour the whipped cream into a saucepan.
- Bring the cream to a simmer and pour it over the chopped chocolate in the bowl and stir them together until the mixture is smoothly blended.
- Finally, take the cake out of the fridge and out of the cake ring and carefully coat the cake with the warm ganache, making sure the cake is evenly coated.
- Allow the cake time to set and then you can decorate it how you like and serve!