- STEP 1
Preheat the oven to 185C or 360F or gas mark 4.
- STEP 2
Cream the butter with the caster sugar. Then whisk the egg and add to the butter and sugar and beat together (don't worry if it curdles).
- STEP 3
Add the grated marzipan, chopped cherries and coconut and stir in.
- STEP 4
Fold in the flour and baking powder, then spoon the mixture into the bun cases and put in the oven as quickly as possible so they rise.
- STEP 5
Check them after about 12 minutes and when they are golden brown leave them in the oven but turn the oven off. After 5 minutes remove from the oven and put on a cooling rack.
- STEP 6
Once they are cooled use a small spoon or the end of a spoon to take out a little bit of cake from the centre of each bun, then fill the hole that you just made with jam and spread a layer over the surface of the bun.
- STEP 7
Next make the icing by creaming butter and icing sugar, the add the coconut- if the mixture is too runny add more icing sugar or coconut, if it's to stiff add some soft butter.
- STEP 8
Ether use a piping bag or put a blob of icing on top of each bun and use a warmed knife to swirl it or smooth.
- STEP 9
Place the cherry halves on the icing for the decoration.
- STEP 10
Eat and enjoy!