Paul Hollywood kransekake Scandinavian cake recipe on The Great British Bake Off Christmas Masterclass

Paul Hollywood make a kransekake Scandinavian cake for the festive season on The Great British Bake Off Christmas Masterclass.

Paul says: “Kransekake is a Scandinavian cake that forms an impressive showpiece at celebrations including weddings and Christmas.”

The ingredients are: 500g ground almonds, 500g icing sugar, sifted, 4 free-range egg whites, lightly whisked, 1 tsp almond extract, vegetable oil, for greasing, semolina, for dusting and plain flour, for dusting.

For the icing: 3 free-range egg whites, 600g icing sugar, sifted, few drops red food colouring, or pea-sized piece red food colouring paste and red, green and silver edible glitter.