Traditional Battenberg

Traditional BattenbergTraditional Battenberg

Ingredients

175g / 6 oz (¾ cup / 1½ sticks) Unsalted Butter, softened & cut in cubes

175g / 6 oz (¾ cup) Caster Sugar

175g / 6 oz (1 1/3 cups) Self-Raising Flour (***see end of doc on how to make your own)

3 Large Eggs, room temp

65g / 2 1/3 oz (½ cup) Ground Almonds (Can be substituted with ground rice)

3/4 tsp Baking Powder

½ tsp Vanilla Extract

1/4 tsp Almond Extract

Red Food Colouring, paste, liquid or gel

To Finish

100g / 3 ½ oz (1/3 cup) Apricot Jam

225g / 8 oz Marzipan, natural or yellow

 

Full instructions :  mandymortimer

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