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The Easter Simnel Cake

Posted by BCM on Thursday, February 25, 2016, In : Baking 
There’s more to Easter than Easter Eggs! And Hot Cross Buns too for that matter.
Among the many delights we indulge ourselves with over the Easter holidays there’s another not so well known one that’s making a come back and that is the simnel cake.

A bit like a Christmas cake only lighter, simnel cakes are packed with dried fruit and are beautifully decorated with a topping of golden marzipan rather than icing. There’s another layer in the middle and then, around the top, eleven marzip...

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