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03-28-2017, 09:21 AM


250 gm butter

250 gm grated jaggery

2 tsp grated lemon rind

50 gm almond powder

4 eggs

1 tsp cinnamon powder

250 gm flour

1/2 kg raisins

250 gm black currants

250 gm sultanas

100 gm mixed chopped peel

1-2 Tbsp milk

For the marzipan:

375 gm almond powder

200 gm icing sugar

175 gm castor sugar

1-2 eggs

1/2 tsp vanilla essence

2 tsp lemon juice


To make marzipan:

Combine dry ingredients and bind with egg essence and lemon juice. Roll out into rounds. Keep aside.

For the cake:

Cream butter, jaggery and lemon rind together.

Gradually beat in eggs.

Fold in flour, cinnamon, almond powder and dried fruit.

Add a little milk.

Place half the mixture in a greased and lined tin.

Press a circle of marzipan over the base.

Top with remaining batter.

Bake at 170 degrees C for about 1 1/4 hours.

Press a round of marzipan on top and serve decorated with marzipan balls.

Key Ingredients: Butter, Jaggery, Lemon Rind, Almonds, Egg, Cinnamon, All Purpose Flour, Raisins, Currant, Sultana, Milk, Icing Sugar, Vanilla Essence, Lemon Juice

Recipe Cook Time: 2 Hours