A Guide to how much Marzipan and Sugarpaste you will need to cover your cake

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How much do I need?

The chart below is an approximate guide to how much Marzipan and Sugarpaste you will need to cover cakes of the following sizes:

Cake Marzipan Sugarpaste

6”

350g

350g

8”

500g

500g

10”

1kg

1kg

12”

1.5kg

1.5kg

14”

2kg

2kg

All icings are available ready packed as follows:
500g pack
1kg pack
5kg box
10kg box

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Sugarpaste: It is a ready to roll out icing which is ideal for wedding or novelty cakes, modelling figures or sheeting. The range of 20 colours makes cake decorating easier. Now you can avoid the inconvenience of having to colour small quantities of icing yourself when making a special occasion cake. Marzipan: Available as either white or golden or we can mix your own colours on request. With an almond content of 25% it is supple enough for cake covering, modelling decorations and sheetingLuxury Xmas Pudding: Using only the highest quality selected fruit, almonds, ginger and dark molasses sugar, soaked overnight in a combination of Brandy, Rum, Beer, Madeira Wine and Stout, then steamed slowly. The result a light, moist pudding with a traditional home made taste. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans, GM freeGift PacksBrandy Butter: The traditional accompaniment to Christmas Pudding, made with fine French Brandy and creamy butter. Brandy butter will keep well in your store cupboard for up to 6 monthsCakes For All Seasons HomepageLuxury Mincemeat: Rich vine fruits cherries and almonds are soaked in dark Rum. Versatile throughout the year for puddings, pies or to liven up Ice Cream.Chocolate Orange Cake soaked in Grand Marnier : The chocoholic’s dream. Rich, moist and delicately orange flavoured. White and dark sugar, eggs, wheat flour, palm oil, Grand Marnier Liqueur, orange peel, chocolate chips, cocoa, salt, baking powderPecan Cake soaked in Courvoisier Cognac: A variation on an American classic. White and dark sugar, eggs, wheat flour, palm oil, Courvoisier VS Cognac, pecans, salt, baking powderCoffee and Walnut Cake soaked in Tia Maria. Pure Indulgence. A tempting dessert or an alternative birthday cake. A special treat or the perfect giftLemon Cake with Elizabethan Lemon Curd soaked in Beefeater Gin