Simnel cake recipes

Little Simnel cakes - recipe - giveaway

Little Simnel cakes - recipe - giveaway

), I have never made simnel cake before until now, this is my first time. The inside of the cake is a much lighter than a Christmas cake in appearance and texture
Mini Simnel Cakes

Mini Simnel Cakes

I have to admit that I do have a soft spot for fruit cake and one reason Simnel Cake was on the must bake list is because, well, it is not all too dissimilar to Christmas cake and if you have learnt anything from visiting these parts it is that I have a bit of a thing / obsession / fantasy / fondness for all things Christmas related
Easter Simnel Bundt Cake

Easter Simnel Bundt Cake

A few weeks ago, my friends at Renshaw set me the task of sprucing up the traditional Easter Simnel cake
Easter Simnel Cake

Easter Simnel Cake

Here's some brief info on the traditions behind the simnel cake if you are interested. Allow to cool before mixing the topping ingredients together to form a thick spreadable frosting and spreading over the top of the cake
Little Simnel cakes - recipe - giveaway

Little Simnel cakes - recipe - giveaway

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Easter Simnel Loaf Cake

Easter Simnel Loaf Cake

a Simnel Cake but this one has a slight twist to it as it is baked in. All the main elements of a Simnel
Simnel Cake

Simnel Cake

To make the cake. Add the rest of the cake mixture and smooth the top leaving a slight dip in the centre to allow for the cake to rise
Easter Simnel Cake

Easter Simnel Cake

If that’s how you feel too then a simnel cake has to be the perfect cake. The best thing about certain cakes is the marzipan
Simnel Cake

Simnel Cake

To make cake. When cold,roll out half remaining marzipan to cover top of the cake. Line and grease an 8in cake tin. Take half of the marzipan,arrange in small pieces close together over half the cake mixture in the tin,cover with rest of cake mixture and bake at 325F/170C/Gas Mark 3 for 30 minutes,then at 300F/150C/Gas Mark 2 for 1 1/2-1 3/4 hrs till cake is easing away from the sides of the tin. Shape 10-12 balls from rest of marzipan,arrange them round top edge of cake
A Simple Simnel Cake

A Simple Simnel Cake

In going through the recipes I realised that I had never ever posted a recipe for a Simnel Cake. It is a white fruit cake, or light
Easter Recipe - Simnel Cake

Easter Recipe - Simnel Cake

For my next Easter Recipe I am doing a traditional Simnel Cake. We love marzipan, so this cake is always a favourite at this time of year
Sinful Chocolate Simnel Cake

Sinful Chocolate Simnel Cake

   Firstly, I've never even tried Simnel cake but, since writing a piece on the history of it for my food writing class, I now know a fair bit about it
Easter biscuits and Simnel Cake

Easter biscuits and Simnel Cake

I’m not entirely sure what madcap idea took hold last week, but I decided to spend part of Good Friday baking Easter biscuits and Simnel Cake for M and G to enjoy
Easter baking: Simnel Cake

Easter baking: Simnel Cake

On reflection though, I decided that you can’t beat a good old simnel cake. cake or loaf of bread. decided that you can’t beat a good old simnel cake