Vegan and Gluten-Free Deliciousness….
According to Wikipedia, Simnel Cake is a fruit cake with two layers of marzipan, one in the middle and one on top. It’s traditionally made at Easter time. No-one seems to be quite sure what ‘simnel’ means. Simnel cakes have been known since medieval times. Different regions had their own version of Simnel Cake, and here’s a vegan and gluten-free one to add to the list.
I’ve flavoured mine with orange, cinnamon and ginger, and I’ve added grated carrot to help keep it moist and fragrant.
I bought ready-made, vegan, white marzipan, but feel free to make your own almond paste.
I hope you enjoy.
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