Mandy of What The Fruitcake?! came to our rescue last minute to present us with the Battenberg Cake challenge! She highlighted Mary Berry’s techniques and recipes to allow us to create this unique little cake with ease.
You’ve seen these cakes, right? Likely it’s just been a photo on the box for a special pan and you’ve wondered, now how does that work? That was exactly my position with these cakes before the challenge was posted, and then once I saw how it was done, it seemed so obvious and simple.
Well, yes and no. Making a foil and parchment divider for a glass dish with rounded edges sounds like a super fun time, doesn’t it? If you agreed, you are a CRAZY person. Seriously. It turns out it doesn’t need to be perfect though because the batter is so thick, it isn’t going anywhere. Continue reading