Traditional Battenberg cake with slice cut out

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.

33 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

3 hrs
Easy
11 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
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17 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs and 20 mins
A challenge
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Traditional battenberg is given a bakeover with this chocolate, rose and raspberry chequerboard cake

2 hrs and 30 mins
A challenge
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 15 mins
More effort
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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…

1 hr and 50 mins
More effort
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