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Wend28 Wed 08-May-19 14:14:32

Hi, I want to make a fruit cake for dil's baby shower as I'm going to be away and will have to deliver it a couple of weeks in advance, (hence it can't be a sponge cake) question is how far ahead can it be iced and decorated? I have only ever made and iced a fruit cake at Christmas, covering the cake with marzipan and icing it a couple of days apart and in the week running up to Christmas. I know I need to put marzipan on two days ahead of the icing to allow it to dry out. Also, Royal icing or fondant? Thanks 😉

B9exchange Wed 08-May-19 14:20:52

Should be fine delivered two weeks in advance. I would use fondant icing to stop it going too hard. Put the marzipan on a couple of days before and then ice just before you take it over. Then go off and enjoy your holiday!

aanchalmittal Mon 24-Jun-19 10:55:14

I would recommend you to use fondant icing to prevent the cake from being hard.

Helga5555 Wed 03-Jul-19 11:22:49

my grandchildren like my cake with strawberry so much

itssakshisharma5 Wed 17-Jul-19 03:58:05

Hi, i want to share an amazing turmeric cupcake recipe. its a very delicious dessert type. children love to eat it.