Royal Jam Pennies Recipe: Queen Elizabeth Ate This Snack Every Day by 30Seconds Food

6 months ago

Former Royal Chef Darren McGrady says that Queen Elizabeth ate her favorite snack, jam sandwiches (aka jam pennies), every day for more than 90 years. She first tried jam pennies as a little girl at her nursery, and has been a fan every since. They're called jam pennies because they're the size of an old English penny.

How could something so simple be the Queen's favorite? Well, we always say simple is best. Here's how to make jam pennies so you can enjoy them at home with your family.

Cuisine: English
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes


Here's how to make it:

  1. Spread one slice of bread with butter. 
  2. Slather the jam on the other slice of bread.
  3. Put the bread together and cut out circles using a small round cookie cutter

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Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
Wonderful story about a wonderful woman. RIP Queen Elizabeth. Love this sweet snack idea, too.
Simple and sweet, whatโ€™s not to enjoy. ๐Ÿ˜‹

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