Chocolate simnel cake recipe | delicious. magazine
As much as we love the classic version, this chocolate simnel cake – made with cocoa powder and chocolate chunks – is certain to make Easter extra special. It’s really easy to make too: simply combine to mix, then bake! Feeling adventurous? Try our whisky and pistachio simnel cake, or this chocolate version with sour cherry and hazelnut marzipan.
Easter Simnel Cake
What is Simnel cake? A rich fruit cake which includes lumps of marzipan stirred into the mixture that melts and combines with all the other flavours during cooking. It is then finished off with more marzipan. As it’s now popular at Easter, sugared primroses make a good decoration, for stockists click here or see the Sugared Flowers recipe below. to make them yourself.