Farmhouse Fruit Cake with a Marzipan Layer Inside #GBBOBloggers2015

Farmhouse Fruit Cake with a Marzipan Layer Inside #GBBOBloggers2015

Farmhouse Fruit Cake with a marzipan layer inside

I do love a fruit cake. Any type will do. It is not a cake I make very often because a sponge cake is so quick and easy to bake, and there are more variations you can make. However, when I saw that the theme for GBBO this week was Victorian and the baking categories were either a Game/Meat Pie, a Traditional Fruit Cake or a Charlotte Russe, I decided that a fruit cake was easier and more likely to be eaten, and would make a nice change.

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Chocolate & Cherry Christmas Cake

Chocolate & Cherry Christmas Cake

So I kind of missed Stir It Up Sunday this year. I really do not know where the weeks have gone to be honest. The weekend that this date took place, I was still recovering from all the preparation I did for the school Christmas fayre, and on the Sunday itself I had family down for a meal and I just ran out of time!

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