Simnel Cake
TM6 TM5 TM31

Simnel Cake

5.0 (5 rating)

Ingredients

Fruit

  • 150 g sultanas
  • 150 g currants
  • 50 g chopped mixed peel
  • 50 g glacé cherries
  • 30 g brandy

Marzipan

  • 240 g granulated sugar
  • 220 g blanched almonds
  • 2 egg yolks, from medium eggs
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp orange blossom water
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 - 2 tsp natural almond extract, to taste

Cake

  • unsalted butter, for greasing
  • 1 lemon, thin peelings of skin only
  • 175 g soft brown sugar
  • 175 g unsalted butter, soft
  • 3 large eggs
  • 15 g golden syrup
  • 175 g plain flour
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch fine sea salt

Glaze

  • 20 g apricot jam, strained
  • 1 egg white, beaten

Nutrition
per 1 slice
Calories
2517 kJ / 602 kcal
Protein
9.1 g
Carbohydrates
78.7 g
Fat
27.8 g

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