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If the Queen Came for Tea

If the Queen Came for Tea

With the Queen's 90th birthday a few weeks ago and it being 5 years since Will and Kate tied the knot it seemed fitting to celebrate! I'm a sucker for a cake, and I wanted to try something a little unusual so I made some in miniature! My brother demanded cheesy scones, (he's the scone master), and with those two things we expanded to a Royal Picnic hopefully fit for a queen!

Rubelle || Royal Tea Party

We put up the Union Jack bunting, blew up some balloons and laid up a feast!

Rubelle || Royal Tea Party

Cheese scones are my fave; there's something nice about having a change from the traditional clotted cream and jam combo...

Rubelle || Royal Tea Party

It wouldn't be a queen-worthy picnic without some cucumber sandwiches! 

Rubelle || Royal Tea Party

Mini victoria sponge, stuffed with clotted cream and raspberry jam. Really simple to make, just use a normal cake recipe but put the mixture into lined mousse rings instead of cake tins. Slice them in half and ice, voila! 

Rubelle || Picnic for the queen Cake

Finally a cup of tea, and an English rose. Congratulations HRH!

Rubelle || Royal Tea Party

Rubelle xx

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A Month of Colour - Pink

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