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How to make SIMNEL CAKE

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Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Flour
Servings : 0 persons
Published date : November 13, 2016

Ingredients used in SIMNEL CAKE
• Nutmeg (jaiphal) powder - 1/4 teaspoons.
• Dried ginger (adrak) powder - 1/2 teaspoons.
• Salt - 1 pinch.
• Cinnamon (tuj/dalchini) powder - 1/2 teaspoons.
• Currants (kishmish) - 125 grams.
• Baking powder - 1 teaspoons.
• Sultanas - 125 grams.
• Eggs - 3 numbers.
• Sugar - 125 grams.
• Chopped mixed fruit - 1/2 cup.
• Refined flour - 1 cup.
• Butter - 125 grams.
• Marzipan - 500 grams.
• Raisins (kishmish) - 125 grams.
  • In a bowl, cream together the butter, sugar and eggs.
  • Mix the flour, baking powder, salt and ground spices.
  • Blend in with the butter mixture, adding little milk if required to facilitate blending.
  • Add currants, sultanas, raisins and mixed fruit to the batter.
  • Butter a 9 inch cake tin and pour in half the batter.
  • Roll out half the marzipan to fit the circumference of the pan.
  • Place over the cake batter.
  • Pour the rest of the batter over the marzipan.
  • Bake in a preheated oven (180 c) for about one hour.
  • Remove cake form the oven when cool, decorate the top of the cake with the remainng marzipan.

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vahuser Posted on Mon May 18 2009

I'm sure this recipe is great, I haven't tried it! But simnel cake is Easter food not Christmas food! The balls on the top symbolise the apostles, Jesus hadn't met them on the day he was born :)

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