Simnel Cake

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      3 hr

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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Line a 6–7-in. cake-tin with greaseproof paper. Cut off about ⅓ of the almond paste and roll out into a round slightly less than the diameter of the tin to be used. Place half the cake mixture in the tin, cover with a round of almond paste and place the remaining cake mixture on top. Bake in a moderate