This makes the top tier of a three tier wedding cake, or make it alone for christenings, Christmas, or whenever you need a good, lighter, fruit cake
Want to see what this recipe costs at different supermarkets? Compare in one place here:
This is totally different to traditional dark fruit cakes, but if you have a special family recipe, bake that in a 15cm tin and feed with alcohol or fruit juice in the month leading up to the wedding.
Up to a month ahead
Make the fruit cake and cover with marzipan.