Mary Berry's Simnel Cake - Traditional English Easter cake with 11 marzipan balls to represent the disciples excluding Judas.

Mary Berry’s simnel cake

Mary Berrys Simnel Cake - Traditional English Easter cake with 11 marzipan balls to represent the disciples excluding Judas.

Chocolate, orange & almond simnel cake

Chocolate, orange & almond simnel cake

These little Simnel cakes are really almondy, with pieces of marzipan in the mix - and they look gorgeous, from BBC Good Food.

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.

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

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.

Easter simnel cake

Simnel cake

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

Irish Easter Simnel Cake

Simnel Cake - a British Easter tradition

Simnel Cake - a British Easter tradition. A light fruitcake with a layer of marzipan baked in the centre then topped with a traditional marzipan decoration.

Simnel cake recipe from BBC Good Food

Simnel cake

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

John Whaite's modern take on a classic simnel cake tops a rich chocolate and cherry cake with dark chocolate ganache and hazelnut marzipan balls.

Sour cherry and chocolate simnel cake with hazelnut marzipan

John Whaite& modern take on a classic simnel cake tops a rich chocolate and cherry cake with dark chocolate ganache and hazelnut marzipan balls.

I wanted to bake something traditional for Easter and nothing’s more traditional than Simnel Cake but here’s the thing… I don’t actually like Simnel Cake all that much. So this is my take on Simnel cake – as you will notice the marzipan balls are missing and as are the glacé cherries. The cake had a...Read More »

Easter Simnel Cake with Marzipan Pastry Cream

A traditional Easter Simnel Cake is a recipe rich with fruits, spices and marzipan and easier to make than you think, just a little patience.

Easter

Rich in Fruit and Flavor, Celebrate the Lent’s End with a Decedent Simnel Cake

Waitrose Food March 2016: The challenge: simnel cake

Waitrose Food March 2016: The challenge: simnel cake

Mary Berry's simnel cake

Mary Berry's simnel cake

Decorate this traditional Easter cake with crystallised primroses or other edible spring flowers to make it look extra special.

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