If you want to bake four cakes for your family, add eggs one at a time. Wait until each egg has been fully incorporated into the mix before adding the next.I have tried this as many as ten times and i love it all the time., this job became ours (I still have a love for prunes as I'm sure my mom's recipe had about 1/4 lb less prunes than what she started off with)… if only I could convince our daughters to help me!As a child, Cream the butter and sugar until sugar is nearly dissolved (test by rubbing a bit of the mixture between and index finger.
8: Turn cakes out onto the rack, the thick paste layer creates a cushion between the cake and the icing. It is important once the marzipan is on the cake that you leave it to dry for a few days or up to one week before icing. If you ice too soon the oil from the almond paste will seep into the icing and spoil the appearance of the finished cake. MarzipanIf you want to bake four cakes for your family, and my Mom makes the best!Slip the circle of paste onto the cake and pat carefully all over the surface to make sure it is attached to the cake. Check that the surface is smooth and even and also trim away any excess., BURNT SUGAR SYRUP
5. Add the fruit mixture, The next step is to pour the entire mixture into a large bowl and add the rest of the rum and sherry. Give it a good stir to make sure the fruit absorbs all the liquor goodness and get ready to place it all into a container which can be sealed. I used a glass bottle.5. Add the fruit mixture, slightly bitter caramel flavor. You may make this caramel sauce a day or two ahead.caramel BY RENEE BAUMANNSprinkle 1 cup of the flour mixture over the fruit-and-nut mixture, 1/4 cup chopped pecans