Easter Simnel Cake | How to make Easter Simnel Cake

By Ruchira Hoon  |  22nd Mar 2016  |  
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About Easter Simnel Cake Recipe

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

Easter Simnel Cake is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Ruchira Hoon teaches how to make Easter Simnel Cake step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Easter Simnel Cake in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 10 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Easter Simnel Cake at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Easter Simnel Cake takes 15 minutes for the preparation and 45 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Easter Simnel Cake is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Easter Simnel Cake is a good option for you. The flavour of Easter Simnel Cake is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Easter Simnel Cake and impress your family and friends.

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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