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From the Dairy Diary 2019 (

Mini Simnel cakes


175g (6oz) butter, softened

110g (4oz) caster sugar

2 medium free-range eggs

110g (4oz) self-raising flour, sifted

½ tsp mixed spice

50g (2oz) dried luxury fruit

60g (2½oz) marzipan

50g (2oz) icing sugar

50g (2oz) ground almonds

1-2 tbsp milk sugar pearls, to decorate

1 Preheat the oven to 190°C/Gas Mark 5 and line a muffin tin with 9 paper cases.

2 Cream 110g (4oz) butter and caster sugar together until pale and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, each with 1 tbsp flour.

3 Fold in the remaining flour, spice and dried fruit, then spoon into the cases. Cut the marzipan into 9 equal pieces and roll each one into a ball. Place in the centre of each cake and push down slightly.

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