Yes Lisa you would - it tends to be the oils in the marzipan that deteriorates.
As Crazy-Gray said - if the cake has been stored correctly the sugar and alcohol in the fruit cake should preserve it so you should be able to just...
I love this one in BBC Good Food. Done it many times.http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/3229/yummy-scrummy-carrot-cake It is very easy.
I use a normal cream cheese, orange juice and icing sugar topping.
Originally Posted by Lilmzbubbles
hi, I'm just starting out in cake decorating and so far have only been learning by book's. what have people fount to be the best way to learn by book's, taking a course or by...
A decorated fruitcake should be fine until Christmas. Don't use cornflour to roll out the marzipan as I have heard it can cause a reaction. Use icing sugar instead.
Hope your cake raises lots of money.
For anyone in the UK interested, Cake Craft World have Satin Ice Fondant and Gumpaste on introductory offer. I haven't tried it yet but it was highly recommended by Debbie Brown when I attended some of her workshops. Will give it a try...
Marion Frost (Patchwork Cutters) recommends using Mexican Paste. Here is a link to the recipe and method for making it and also tips on using the paste with the cutters.http://www.patchworkcutters.co.uk/POM/pom_mexican1.asp