Easter Lamb Cake - Germany

  • An Easter Lamb Cake is the centerpiece and dessert on many German tables at Easter. The sweet lamb, representing the Lamb of God, is baked into a lamb shaped mold. Some use a mold to bake an Easter Bunny instead.

    You need:

    • 2 eggs (sizeM)
    • 125 g soft butter
    • 110 g powder sugar
    • 1 package vanilla sugar
    • 1 pinch of salt
    • 100 g flour
    • 1/2 table spoon baking powder
    • 60 g ground almonds
    • a little butter and flour for the mold

    How to prepare

    1. Grease the lamb form and dust with flour.
    2. Preheat the oven 180 °C (Two-sided heat) or 160 °C (hot air)
    3. Separate the egg white and egg yolk
    4. Beat the egg white with the half of the powder sugar
    5. Mix the egg yolk with the rest of the sugar, the vanille sugar, the butter and the salt till creamy.
    6. Mix the flour with the baking powder and the almonds and mix in.
    7. Add carefully the beaten egg white.
    8. Add the dough to the mold
    9. Bake the cake for about 30 to 45 minutes.
    10. Let the lamb stand cool for about 10 minutes before removing the mold. Let cool down totally.
    11. Sprinkle with powder sugar