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Covering a round cake in Marzipan

A step by step guide to covering a cake in Marzipan. Brush up on your skills in time for the festive period!

approximately 1 piece

Easy 20 Minutes



For the recipe Covering a round cake in Marzipan


Fruit Cake (18cm/7 inch baked round Christmas Fruit Cake to decorate)
454 g Dr. Oetker Ready to Roll Marzipan (1 pack)
about 10 g Icing Sugar (To dust)
25 ml Honey




Knead the Marzipan to soften it. Then roll out on a board dusted with icing sugar. Rotate whilst rolling to create a circular shape, and continue to roll until your Marzipan is approximately 0.5cm thick.


Glaze the top and sides of your cake with honey.


Use your rolling pin to lift the marzipan and then unroll it directly onto your honey glazed cake.


Lift the pleats with one hand then press and smooth with the other hand.


Trim the excess marzipan with a sharp knife.


Your cake is ready to be iced!

Nutritional Information For the recipe Covering a round cake in Marzipan

Per serving Per 100g/ ml
Energy 8478kJ
Fat 64g 13g
Carbohydrate 334g 68g
Protein 30g 6.1g