Recipe: Tasty How to Marzipan a Cake

How to Marzipan a Cake.

You can have How to Marzipan a Cake using 3 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of How to Marzipan a Cake

  1. It’s 1 lb of marzipan.
  2. You need of For the glaze:.
  3. You need 6 of ozs apricot jam, warmed with 2-3 tablespoons water, then sieved.

How to Marzipan a Cake step by step

  1. Place almost half of the marzipan on a surface dredged with icing sugar, or between two sheets of parchment paper. Roll out evenly until a little larger than the top of the cake and cut out a round about 1/2 inch larger than the top of the cake. Set aside..
  2. Roll out the remaining marzipan, including the trimmings, to a strip. Cut two lengths of string, one the circumference of the cake the other the exact height of the cake. Using the string as a guide, cut the maripan into strips the same width and circumference as the cake..
  3. Stand the cake on a cake board. Brush the sides of the cake with the apricot glaze and fit the strips of marzipan around the cake. Press the ends together with a round-bladed knife.
  4. Brush the top of the cake with the apricot glaze and position the circle of marzipan on top. Press the edges together with the round-bladed knife. If the marzipan is too moist, rub lightly all over with sifted icing sugar..
  5. Store the cake, uncovered, in a warmish place for at least 24 hours, and preferably a little longer, until dry. If the marzipan is still wet when the icing is added the oils will seep into the icing and make unattractive stains..