Easter Simnel Cake | How to make Easter Simnel Cake

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Created on 22nd Mar 2016
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About Easter Simnel Cake

A very typical English Cake, it keeps very week and can be made weeks before Easter

Easter Simnel Cake, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Easter Simnel Cake is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Easter Simnel Cake has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Ruchira Hoon is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Easter Simnel Cake, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Easter Simnel Cake. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Ruchira Hoon. The recipe of Easter Simnel Cakeis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Easter Simnel Cake is 45 minute. This recipe of Easter Simnel Cake is perfect to serve 10. Easter Simnel Cake is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time45mins
  • Serves10People
Easter Simnel Cake

Ingredients to make Easter Simnel Cake

  • ½ cup candied cherries
  • 3 cups dried fruit such as cranberries, raisins, sultanas
  • 100 grams butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ cup almond meal
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • For the topping
  • Store bought marzipan
  • 3 tblsp marmalade

How to make Easter Simnel Cake

  1. In a large bowl, measure out the flour, almond meal, ground ginger, cinnamon, salt and baking powder. Keep aside
  2. In a separate bowl cream together the butter and sugar as well as lemon zest and add in the eggs until light. Stir in the flour mix and add in the dried fruits and the milk. Mix together until combined
  3. Pour into a greased tin. Bake for 40 minutes in a pre-heated oven at 180 degree centigrade.
  4. Once the cake is cool, spread the marmalade on top of it. Roll out the marzipan and let it sit on top of the cake. Roll out little balls of marzipan and with the help of additional marmalade let it sit on top of the cake in neat circles.

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