Mary Berry's simnel cake

Mary Berry's simnel cake

This traditional Easter fruit cake is topped with 11 spheres of homemade marzipan, representing all the Apostles, minus Judus. Decorate with a wide yellow ribbon.

Simnel Cake   Originally, this cake was made for Mothering Sunday, but it has for a long, long time been an essential Easter confection, the marzipan balls on top representing the apostles: eleven in total as, for understandable reasons, Judas is persona non grata.  I make this a very light fruit cake, totally different in taste and texture from the damp, dark offerings of Christmas.

Simnel Cake

Simnel Cake - By Nigella Lawson. A must for Easter. Wonderfully light fruit cake with a hidden layer of marzipan, decorated with a thin layer of marzipan and balls to represent 11 of the apostles and toasted to give a beautiful burnished colour.

Simnel cake

Simnel cake

Medieval recipe: SIMNEL CAKE the 11 balls represent the 11 disciples of Christ

Simnel cake was traditionally given by servant girls to their mothers when they returned home on Mothering Sunday.

Simple simnel cake recipe | BBC Good Food

Simple simnel cake recipe | BBC Good Food

Simnel cake |      Packed with fruit, spices and marzipan, try making your own version of this classic Easter recipe.

Simnel cake

In Ireland, Mothering Sunday occurs on the fourth Sunday of Lent. They celebrate by taking a simnel cake (also known as an Easter cake) to their mothers!

Easter Simnel Cake

Easter Simnel Cake

Classic Simnel Cake for Easter

British Food & Recipes

A classic of Easter is the Simnel Cake , a recipe rich with fruits, spices and marzipan and easier to make than you think and a great end to Lent.

Simnel Cake

A few years ago I made an alternative Simnel Cake that wasn’t really traditional apart from the inclusion of dried fruit and marzipan. This year after making baked bean tin Christmas Cake I decided to use the same method to make two mini Simnel Cakes.

Whisky Simnel Cake

Whisky Simnel Cake

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Easter Simnel cake

Easter simnel cake

Easter Simnel cake Simnel cake has been eaten since medieval times. A rich fruit cake topped with eleven marzipan balls that represent the eleven loyal apostles of Christ, it makes for a historic and symbolic mouthful.

Simnel cake cupcakes

Mary Berry’s simnel cake

Dan Lepard pays homage to the Easter simnel cake: a layer of golden marzipan runs through the centre of each cupcake, while the cream cheese helps to keep these mini-fruitcakes moist.

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