Introduction: Marzipan Fresh Fruit Cake

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Hi guys! in this tutorial i'm going to show you how to make a small delicious marzipan fresh fruit cake, it's simple to make and everybody loves it!

Step 1: Eggs

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Take 2 big eggs preferably room temperature

Step 2: Sugar

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Take 60g granulated white sugar

Step 3: Flour

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Take 60g of flour

Step 4: Butter

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Take 20g of unsalted butter

Step 5: Vanilla Exrtract

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Take vanilla extract

Step 6: Melt Butter

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Now you have all your cake ingredients, start with melting the butter in the microwave

Step 7: Bowl

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Take a bowl, crack the 2 eggs in it

Step 8: Hand Mixer

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Take a hand mixer and start mixing the eggs, add the sugar gradually then add few drops of vanilla extract. Keep whisking until you get creamy texture and see bubbles

Step 9: Stir

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Add the flour gradually and stir it slowly, add the melted butter, stir until it's incorporated, but don't overmix it so it won't get runny

Step 10: Cake Pan

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Take a cake pan and grease it

Step 11: Food Coloring

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Add food coloring if you want to, pour the batter into the pan then drop the pan onto the counter a few times to shake out air bubbles

Step 12: Oven

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Put the batter in a 150°C preheated oven to bake for 35-40 minutes

Step 13: Almond

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While the cake is baking,take 150g of unsalted almond and put it in a small saucepan filled with water, put the saucepan on medium heat until the water starts boiling then remove it and strain it into a colander and run cold water on it

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Put the almonds in a plate and start peeling it

Step 15: Grind Almond

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Put the almonds in a grinder and grind it then put it in a bowl

Step 16: Powdered Sugar

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Add 4 teaspoon of powdered sugar to the the ground almond

Step 17: Orange Flower Water

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Add orange flower water gradually and start working the mixture into a paste with your hands, you'll notice oil coming out of the paste, wipe it off with paper towel

Step 18: Food Coloring

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Add food coloring to the paste and leave it for now

Step 19: Cake

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Take your cake out of the oven once it's done, let it cool in the pan for 10 minutes, run a knife around the edges to loosen then put a plate on top of the pan and flip it over

Step 20: Cutting the Cake

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Cut the cake in half using a sharp knife

Step 21: Whipped Cream

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Take a bowl and add 80g of powdered whipped cream,1 tablespoon of powdered sugar,130 ml of cold milk, few drops of vanilla extract

Step 22: Whisking

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Take the hand mixer and start whisking the mixture on medium speed until it thickens

Step 23: Fruits

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Take a banana and an apple, peel them then cut them into pieces

Step 24: Adding Cream and Fruit

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Now put a good amount of whipped cream on the bottom part of the cake and spread it with a knife then add the banana apple mixed pieces

Step 25: Adding the Top Layer

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Put a small amount of cream on the second layer and put it on top of the other

Step 26: ​Covering the Cake

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Cover the whole cake with whipped cream

Step 27: Rolling Pin

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Get the marzipan (the almond paste), dust your work surface with icing sugar, take a rolling pin and roll it over the paste until it gets big enough to cover the cake

Step 28: Marzipan the Cake

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Slide your hands under the marzipan and lift it very gently on the the cake, smooth it with the palm of your hands then cut the excess

Step 29: Kitchen Ruler

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Take a kitchen ruler and start making crossed lines on the cake with it

Step 30: Bow

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Take a small piece of the marzipan, cut it into a rectangle, cut it's sides to sharp shapes, fold them then add a small piece at the center and wrap it around the bow and put it on the cake

Step 31: Silver Dragees

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Take a pack of edible silver dragees and start decorating the cake

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And that's it, Bon Appétit!

Comments

gm280 (author)2017-01-31

I know basically nothing about cooking or baking, but that finish cake looks amazing. If you have any extras and need to get rid of them, let me know. Thumbs Up!

Alice Blade (author)gm2802017-01-31

lol, it's in cake heaven now

nanaverm (author)2017-01-31

So you treat the marzipan as a fondant frosting! Looks delicious.

Alice Blade (author)nanaverm2017-01-31

it is delicious and better than fondant frosting

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