Rachel Allen battenburg cake recipe on Rachel Allen’s Cake Diaries

Rachel Allen makes a delicious battenburg cake on Rachel Allen’s Cake Diaries that is an ideal treat for afternoon tea.

The ingredients are: 175 g softened butter, plus extra for greasing, 175 g caster sugar, 3 eggs, beaten, 2 tbsp milk, 175 g self-raising flour, 8-12 drops pink food colouring, 150 g apricot jam, 350 g marzipan and icing sugar, for dusting.