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Recipes to celebrate Pride month

Whether you’re throwing a Pride party or celebrating with friends or family, make sure you do it with some delicious, share-worthy food. From rainbow recipes and showstopping crowd-pleasers to colourful breakfasts, check out our favourite Pride recipes below.

  1. Pack up a Pride picnic

    Make these portable dishes to share with your loved ones and celebrate Pride month. Recipe developer, Jacob Taylor's, iced buns are the perfect tear ’n’ share treat to enjoy with friends. He says: 'Not only are they a nostalgic bake for me, but everyone loves them.' Plus, you can get creative with the icing!

    Pack up a Pride picnicFind a spot in the sunshine and tuck into recipe developer, Saskia Sidey's, ultimate chicken salad.With gently spiced chicken, sundried tomatoes, avocado and homemade pickled onions, this colourful salad is packed full of summer flavours. Saskia says: 'The chicken has a crazy umami hit: a crumbled vegetable stock cube is a quick hack to take seasoning to the next level.

    Pack up a Pride picnicSaskia's no-fuss focaccia tastes great with the chicken salad. Salty, crisp, fluffy and chewy, this won’t be round for long! Decorate with roasted grapes, sharp blue cheese and aromatic rosemary and finish with a scattering of sea salt.

    Saskia's tip: Chuck all the ingredients together the night before, give it a mix and then be rewarded in the morning with the heavenly scent of freshly baked bread.

    Pack up a Pride picnicBaker, Craig Poku, shares his recipe for mini chickpea pies and red onion pies, which are sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Golden shortcrust pastry is filled with spicy chickpeas and mushrooms. They can be eaten hot or cold. Craig says: 'I enjoy making these pies because it gives me the opportunity to celebrate my culture and give my friends the opportunity to share their stories through food.

    Pack up a Pride picnic
  2. Rainbow cake recipes

    Brighten up your day with a spectacular bake full of colour. Our rainbow cupcakes are super easy to whip up. Top with rich buttercream and a shower of sprinkles for that extra-special touch. These Pride cupcakes are sure to be a big hit.

    Rainbow cake recipes

    Made with just a handful of ingredients, these little meringue kisses are great if you want to make something a little different this year. Use whatever colours you like and keep them for up to a week – a total winner!

    Rainbow cake recipes

    These chocolate dipped doughnuts won’t disappoint! Soft and fluffy dough is coated with a rich dark chocolate glaze. Finish with rainbow sprinkles for the ultimate sweet treat.

    Rainbow cake recipes

    This rainbow showstopper is our ultimate Pride cake. Six tiers of colourful sponge are sandwiched with cream cheese icing. This recipe can serve 18 people – great for a Pride party.

    Rainbow cake recipes
  3. Bright breakfasts

    Start the Pride celebrations off early with a bright and colourful brekkie or surprise your loved one to an extra-special breakfast in bed.

    Load these light and fluffy waffles with whatever toppings you fancy. From peanut butter and banana to blueberries with Greek yogurt, maple syrup and almonds, the combinations are endless.

    Bright breakfasts
  4. Fun recipes for the kids

    Get the kids involved in the Pride celebrations with these fun baking ideas. This fruit pizza is a great way to keep the kids busy in the kitchen (and they’re sure to love eating it too!) Top golden puff pastry with zesty mascarpone cream and a selection of colourful fruits to make a rainbow.

    Fun recipes for the kids

    These bright vanilla biscuits are sure to be a hit with the kids. Use whatever colours you fancy then twist into swirls. Finish with a brush with silver lustre and mini stars for that extra-special touch.

    Fun recipes for the kids