Carolyn Phillips's
Allotment cake

  • Bake type: Cakes
  • Made in: Essex
  • Skill level: Medium
  • Time taken: Over 4 hours

About this Bake

This is a rich fruit cake ( Mary Berry's recipe) covered with marzipan then a layer of fondant icing. The shed is a plain sponge.

Top tip

A silicone mat helps with rolling out the icing. It prevents it sticking.