Simnel Cake

Preparation info

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Appears in

The Cookery of England

The Cookery of England

By Elisabeth Ayrton

Published 1975

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Traditional at Easter. These quantities are for a -3 lb. (1¼-1½ k.) cake.


  • 5 oz. (150 g.) butter
  • 4 oz. (120


Grease and line a 10-inch (25-cm.) cake tin.

Cream the butter and sugar until white and fluffy. Add the warmed syrup to the beaten eggs and stir in. Mix the dry ingredients together and fold in, ke