Lemon and Poppy Seed Battenberg Cake
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Lemon and Poppy Seed Battenberg Cake

4.0 (6 rating)

Ingredients

Lemon Curd

  • 1 lemon, thin peelings of skin and 35 g juice
  • 75 g granulated sugar
  • 50 g unsalted butter, diced
  • 2 egg yolks, from large eggs

Sponge

  • 1 lemon, thin peelings of skin only
  • 175 g caster sugar
  • 175 g unsalted butter, soft
  • 175 g self-raising flour
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch fine sea salt

Flavourings

  • pink food colouring gel
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp poppy seeds

Assembly

  • 320 g marzipan, homemade

Decoration

  • 50 g icing sugar, plus extra for dusting
  • 1 - 2 tsp lemon juice, to taste
  • edible cake decorations

Nutrition
per 1 slice
Calories
3030 kJ / 724 kcal
Protein
10.4 g
Carbohydrates
83.6 g
Fat
38.7 g

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