Mini Coronation Loaf Muffins! – Jane’s Patisserie

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Mini coronation loaf muffins which are good for the coronation of King Charles. Lemon sponges, lemon frosting, and berries on prime! 

These little beauties are cute, enjoyable, and really easy to make. They’re good for any avenue social gathering or celebration for the coronation in just a few weeks time, get pleasure from! 


It’s the King’s coronation in just a few weeks time, so it appears acceptable to begin planning the celebrations. Avenue social gathering? Watching it on TV? Having a stunning financial institution vacation? Effectively just a few bakes will all the time be a preferred concept. 

Final time I posted my coronation cake which is gentle, fruity and a traybake – and I am keen on it. Nonetheless, I assumed I might publish a extra chew measurement cake that will be cute for a desk unfold, and simpler to serve! These mini lemon loaf muffins are ideally suited. 

Mini loaf muffins

Everyone knows and love cupcakes, and loaf muffins, however why not mix the each?! There’s something particular that I am keen on about mini loaf muffins, and I simply need to carry on baking them time and again. 

The little circumstances are so cute, and they’re a self contained portion of cake which you can merely place onto a big flat baking tray, portion the cake combine into the circumstances, and bake. 

I have a tendency to make use of barely extra cake combine per portion in comparison with a cupcake, as I discover they’re barely larger than a cupcake. I take advantage of these mini loaf circumstances and they’re simply good. 

I combine the cake combine like regular; beat the butter and sugar collectively, add the eggs and flour and lemon extract and blend, after which cut up between the circumstances. To be tremendous neat, I used a piping bag, however you possibly can clearly spoon the combination in as nicely. 


For the frosting, to suit the lemon theme a bit extra, I did a lemon buttercream frosting. I really like a lightweight lemon buttercream, and whenever you make a brilliant whipped buttercream frosting it’s wonderful. 

I beat the butter on it’s personal for a couple of minutes, after which add within the icing sugar and flavouring. At this level, it would nonetheless be a bit of thick, so I combine in 1-2tbsp of boiling water and actually beat it like loopy so it’s tremendous gentle and fluffy. 

Like my coronation cake although, you need to use whipped cream in the event you desire, however I wished to make a barely totally different recipe this time. You’ll be able to after all make the frosting no matter flavour you favor – vanilla, orange, almond, chocolate, and so on. 


For the ornament, you possibly can have some enjoyable. I purposely used the identical piping tip however embellished my mini coronation loaf muffins in numerous methods to offer a enjoyable look, however something works. I discover it greatest to place all of my frosting into a big piping bag after which enhance away. 

For different ornament, I used contemporary fruit corresponding to strawberries, raspberries and blueberries after which a bit of sprinkling of freeze dried raspberries as nicely as a result of they all the time make one of the best ornament. 

Ideas & tips 

Mini loaf muffins

  • 225 g unsalted butter (or baking unfold)
  • 225 g caster sugar
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 225 g self elevating flour
  • 1 tsp lemon extract (or zest of 1-2 lemons)

Mini loaf muffins

  • Preheat the oven to 180ºc/160ºfan and prep 12 mini loaf cake circumstances

  • Add the butter and sugar to a bowl and cream collectively

  • Add the eggs, flour, and lemon extract and blend till easy

  • Cut up between the 12 circumstances evenly

  • Bake within the oven for 20-22 minutes, till golden, after which go away to chill absolutely.


  • Beat the room temperature butter on it is personal for a couple of minutes

  • Add the icing sugar and lemon extract and proceed to combine

  • Whether it is tremendous thick, add 1tbsp of boiling water, beating very well, till you attain your required consistency. I often add two.

  • Add to a piping bag along with your favorite piping tip and enhance the highest of the cooled loaf muffins

  • Embellish with contemporary fruit and freeze dried raspberries, or no matter you fancy, and luxuriate in.


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