mylee15 Posted 23 Sep 2012 , 6:33pm
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I made a fruitcake and wasn't as deep as I wanted, I don't want to bin it, can i just layer the cake ? Maybe sandwich it together?Will it just stick together? Sounds a silly question
Thanks

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BakingIrene Posted 23 Sep 2012 , 7:29pm
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You will cover it with marzipan before anything else, right?

Layer it with marzipan using boiled jam as stickum.

auzzi Posted 23 Sep 2012 , 10:21pm
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Fruitcake is traditionally 2.5"-3" in depth. Add 1/4'-1/2" marzipan plus 1/2" sugarpaste .... How deep is "deep" ?

matthewkyrankelly Posted 23 Sep 2012 , 10:52pm
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Layer it with marzipan in the middle. Finish it as usual.

Relznik Posted 23 Sep 2012 , 10:54pm
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If it's only a little bit too shallow, I've put a drum the same size under it and iced that with it (ie cake and drum, all in one go)... adds another quarter inch to the height!

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