If you’re in the UK at the moment, it can’t have escaped your notice that we are witnessing an outbreak of patriotic flag waving!  This weekend sees a four day national party as we celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.  Elizabeth II has been on the throne for 60 years and it seems that the only way to respond, apart from flag waving, is to start baking.  There are some fabulous looking concoctions out there, so get out your pinnies and start baking – do it for your country!

The BBC have several wonderful recipes for themed cakes as well as ideas for a jolly good street party.  Check out the Union Jack Battenburg (above) and the Jubilee Bunting cake (below).

Jubilee Bunting Cake.

Other great bakes:


Jubilee Cake from The Boy Who Bakes

Crown Cakes on Baking Mad