Simnel cake 水果蛋糕

上一篇提到了Simnel Cake这个蛋糕。

只有11个杏仁糖

过去,这个蛋糕是特别在Mothering Sunday时做的。现在,传统的英国家庭,会在复活节前,用上等面粉,做这个水果蛋糕。上层一定有11个漂亮的杏仁糖(marzipan)小球。

Simnel Cake 的做法和图片

为什么是11个杏仁糖(marzipan)小球呢?因为,这代表了耶稣的11个门徒。虽然耶稣有12个门徒,可是,那个出卖耶稣的犹大不算在内。做蛋糕,这笔老帐还是要算清楚的。

英国的母亲节

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I am Janet Williams, an academic living in the southeast of England. I blog about culture, history, languages and my community. I created Chandler's Ford Today. During my spare time, I make Origami. Thank you for stopping by.

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