Classic Strawberry-Marzipan Cake


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By James Peterson

Published 2009

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This is a striking, colorful cake with red strawberries, white cake, and a green marzipan topping. There are lots of steps, and while the marzipan topping is easy to roll out and put on, you can skip it if you like. The top of this cake is finished with a sheet of marzipan—an easy way to make elegant, very even, and professional-looking cakes. Green marzipan is traditional, but any color will do.

A square cake—a lovely change from the usual rounds— makes an elegant impression. Th