Battenberg cake is exemplarily British and reportedly, the first cake was baked in 1884 to celebrate Prince Louis of Battenberg marrying Princess Victoria who was Queen Victoria’s granddaughter and Prince Philip’s grandmother. You’ll learn to make a delicious light sponge cake held together with jam. The cake is covered in marzipan and, when cut in cross section, displays a distinctive two-by-two check pattern alternately colored pink and yellow. You will receive an ingredient list ahead of time to purchase, along with a list of basic kitchen tools to have on hand.
Kathy Lague is an avid amateur baker and has been zoom-baking with friends since March 2020. She loves finding recipes with unusual flavors or techniques.