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Simnel Cake

Simnel Cake

Mariene Astillo on September 09, 2014 | Reviews: 0 | Rating:

Dry fruit cake layered with marzipan. One of the most popular Easter bakes. Enjoy!

Cooking time: 120 minutes  

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    To make marzipan:

    Combine dry ingredients and bind with egg essence and lemon juice. Roll out into rounds. Keep aside.

    For the cake:

    Cream butter, jaggery and lemon rind together.

    Gradually beat in eggs.

    Fold in flour, cinnamon, almond powder and dried fruit.

    Add a little milk.

    Place half the mixture in a greased and lined tin.

    Press a circle of marzipan over the base.

    Top with remaining batter.

    Bake at 170 degrees C for about 1 1/4 hours.

    Press a round of marzipan on top and serve decorated with marzipan balls.

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