Macphie recipes | Cherry bakewell simnel cake



  1. Add Macphie Cherry Bakewell Sensation® Mix to a machine bowl fitted with a beater.
  2. On 1st speed, slowly add the water and oil and mix for one minute.
  3. Scrape down and continue mixing for a further two minutes on 2nd speed.
  4. Reduce to 1st speed and mix for a final one minute.
  5. Deposit 350g-400g of batter into a paper case in a loaf cake tin and bake at 180°C (360°F) for 40-50 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and leave to cool then cover with a layer of marzipan and marzipan balls. Using a chef's blowtorch, lightly toast the marzipan to add colour as shown in the photograph.