A rich, indulgent Easter treat with orange frosting and homemade chocolate marzipan, great for those who don't like traditional fruit cake
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Ready-made chocolate marzipan
You can buy ready-made chocolate marzipan from Squires (squires-shop.com) that doesn't contain any raw egg, great if you're baking for kids or expectant mums.
Don't have two tins?
This cake recipe is easily halved, so you can make and bake it in two batches. Don’t make the whole batch of batter, then bake the cakes one at a time, or the second cake won’t rise very well as the batter will have been sitting around for too long.