Edible Xmas Presents!

Our favourite baking genius pal from Lily’s Sweet Factory has a real treat in store for us today. She shows us how to make these…and let me tell you – even I can make them AND there’s no baking involved!
Christmas Present Cake Baking TutorialHere’s what you need…
Christmas Present Cake Baking Tutorial

And do this….
Cut the fruit cake in to cubes of equal size.
Christmas Present Cake Baking Tutorial
Brush the apricot glaze on the fruit cake to make it sticky.
Christmas Present Cake Baking Tutorial
Roll out the marzipan with the rolling pin, and cover the sticky fruitcake.
Christmas Present Cake Baking Tutorial
Cut to size and then once again brush the apricot glaze over the marzipan covering.
Christmas Present Cake Baking Tutorial
Now, cover the sticky marzipan with the rolled out fondant icing and cut to make the shape of a present using a palette knife.
Christmas Present Cake Baking Tutorial
Use your coloured icings and shaped cutters to create your favourite decoration on your fruitcake mini gift boxes!
Christmas Present Cake Baking Tutorial
The icing shapes will stick to the fondant icing with a touch of the Apricot glaze.
Christmas Present Cake Baking Tutorial
So there you are. A simple way to elevate you to a master baker AND make a great activity for you to do with your kids. WIN WIN!

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