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Battenberg cake recipes

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This chequerboard cake with almond and marzipan flavours tastes great with a cup of tea. Our recipe ideas include classic versions and elaborate celebration sponges.

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  • Battenberg cake

    Battenberg cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.38 ratings

    Our traditional Battenberg cake is a delicious project for an afternoon in the kitchen. Bake this easy but impressive cake for a special occasion

  • Easiest ever battenberg

    Easiest ever battenberg

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.18 ratings

    This classic chequerboard cake wrapped in marzipan is easier to achieve than you think

  • Peek-a-boo battenberg cake

    Peek-a-boo battenberg cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.18 ratings

    A stunning rose and almond sponge in the distinctive checkered pattern, hidden in sweet marzipan icing

  • Simnel battenberg cake

    Simnel battenberg cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    This stunning Easter bake has pink and yellow squares of light sponge, sandwiched with apricot jam and is topped with balls of marzipan

  • Peppermint candy cane battenberg

    Peppermint candy cane battenberg

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    This checkerboard cake, with alternating red peppermint and vanilla sponges, makes a stunning Christmas gift or party centrepiece – why not get older children to have a go with this fun, festive project?

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