A Coronation Biscuit Recipe – Fit for Royalty

I’m thrilled to present my original interpretation of the traditional A Coronation Biscuit recipe today. Your taste buds will be impressed by this delectable treat which has royal roots and will give a touch of elegance to any tea hour.

So let’s begin our magnificent culinary expedition by donning an apron.

A Coronation Biscuit Recipe
A Coronation Biscuit Recipe

How to make A coronation biscuit recipe?

Preparation Times: 20 minutes

Cooking Times: 12 minutes

Yields: Approximately 24 biscuits

Equipment Needed

  • Baking Sheet
  • Disposable Paper
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Hand Mixer or Stand Mixer
  • Cookie Cutters
  • Pin the Roll
  • Wire Rack


  • 1 cup softened unsalted butter
  • Granulated sugar, 1/2 cup
  • 2 cups of general-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • A quarter-teaspoon of almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup raspberry jam
  • a sprinkling of 1/4 cup powdered sugar


Step-1. Cream the Butter and Sugar

  • Softened butter and granulated sugar should be combined in a mixing basin and creamed until light and fluffy. It ought should take two to three minutes.

Step-2. Add Almond Flavor

  • Mix in the almond extract which gives the dough a wonderful nutty aroma.

Step-3. Combine Dry Ingredients

  • Combine the all-purpose flour, salt, and almond meal in a different basin.

Step-4. Incorporate Dry Ingredients

  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, mixing until a soft dough forms. Be careful not to overmix.

Step-5. Chill the Dough

  • Encase the dough with plastic wrap and grant it a half-hour respite inside the refrigerator at the very least. It will be simpler to manage as a result.

Step-6. Preheat the Oven

  • By adjusting prepare your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius) and ensure you have a baking sheet lined with parchment paper at the ready.

Step-7. Roll and Cut

  • On a floured surface, roll out the cold dough to a thickness of roughly 1/4 inch. Use your crown-shaped cookie cutter to cut out the biscuits. Place them on the prepared baking sheet.

Step-8. Bake

  • Bake the biscuits for approximately 10-12 minutes or until they turn golden around the edges.

Step-9. Construct the Biscuit Pairs

  • After the biscuits have cooled, gently apply a modest layer of raspberry jam to the underside of one biscuit and then join it with another biscuit to create pairs. Continue this process for all biscuit pairs.

Step-10. Dust with Powdered Sugar

  • Generously dust the top of each biscuit sandwich with powdered sugar to add a touch of sweetness.

Nutrition Facts Of A Coronation Biscuit Recipe

  • Calories: 140
  • Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Sugar: 6g

Serving Suggestions

  • Enjoy these Coronation Biscuits with a cup of Earl Grey tea for a truly royal experience.
  • Serve them at afternoon tea parties or as a delightful dessert on special occasions.

Tips and Variations

  • For a twist, you can use different flavored jams such as apricot or blackberry.
  • For a light citrus flavor, sprinkle a little lemon zest into the dough.
  • If you don’t have ground almonds, you can use almond meal or finely ground almonds.

Health Benefits Of A Coronation Biscuit Recipe

  • Almonds provide an excellent supply of protein, fiber, and valuable healthy fats.
  • This recipe allows for portion control which makes it a suitable treat for occasional indulgence.

FAQs: About A Coronation Biscuit Recipe

1: Can I use whole almonds instead of ground almonds?

While ground almonds provide a smoother texture, you can pulse whole almonds in a food processor until finely ground if you don’t have ground almonds on hand.

2: Can I substitute the raspberry jam with another fruit preserve?

 Absolutely! You can try several fruits to discover your preferred flavor combination.

3: Can I freeze these biscuits for later?

Yes, you can freeze the baked biscuits before adding the jam filling. Simply thaw them and assemble them with jam when you’re ready to enjoy.


There you have it, my take on the Coronation Biscuit recipe – fit for royalty and anyone with a sweet tooth!

These biscuits are a delightful treat that captures the essence of classic English tea time.

I trust that both the process of crafting and savoring these exceptional biscuits will bring you as much joy as it does for me.