Simnel Cake

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Gluten Free Simnel Cake

Traditionally Simnel Cakes were given to mum’s on Mothering Sunday. Since in the UK Mothering Sunday and Easter are normally close (not this year!) it became a cake for both. The 12 balls on the top of the cake are also meant to symbolise the 12 apostles. I am not really a follower of organised religion but we like to celebrate re-birth and the spirit of spring time.

The cake is essentially a fruit cake with a marzipan centre and top. I love it as every year I have attempted Marzipan! Now I have my Real Food Icing Sugar- this year it was simple and my most delicious yet!


Again I have looked for the classic recipe like in my other modern updates of a classic from my mums Supercooks books. The cake is really nice and by using a Modern Update on a Classic I have made it gluten-free and packed full of nutrients. I have also used my preserved Cinnamon Kumquats to keep it moist and a nice light citrus zing to it and also my Chai Latte Concentrate for a spicy twist too. 

Gluten free Simnel Cake Loula Natural


Slice of Simnel Cake Loula NAtural

Other posts for Easter;

100 Days of Real Food: Easter Without the Junk

Oh Lardy: Junk Free Easter Basket Idea’s

Oh She Glows; Vegan Easter Recipes

Eat Naked Now: Easter Gummies (4 Ways)

Freshly Grown; Natural Easter Egg Dye

Nature Moms; Eco-Friendly Easter Ideas

Grass Fed Girl; Paleo Easter Round Up

The Healthy Home Economist; Healthy Homemade Easter

Nourished Kitchen; Pesto Egg Salad

Real Food RN; Fermented Carrot Sticks for the Easter Bunny

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