Lightly grease a pudding basin.
Mix all your dry ingredients together in a mixing bowl.
Add the rest of the ingredients and stir well. Remember to make a wish!
Transfer your mixture into the pudding basin and cover with loose cling film.
Cook on medium-high in the microwave for 10 minutes.
Leave to stand for 10 minutes before serving.
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You've done the hard work so now it's time to transfer your mixture into a baking tin or tray and carefully place in the oven to bake away. Mmmm, smells good!Shop baking tins, trays & ovens
Once cooled, it's only right to show off your masterpiece on a pretty cake stand and then transfer into a cake tin or plastic storage to enjoy later!Shop cake stands, cake tins & storage
Spread a layer of apricot jam over your cake, making sure to cover the whole surface. Lightly dust your surface with icing sugar and roll out the marzipan into a circle shape big enough to cover the top and sides of the cake. Place the marzipan on top of the cake and carefully pat down. Trim off any extra marzipan with a knife. Leave in a cool, dry place for around a week.
Lightly dust your surface with icing sugar and roll out the icing into a circle shape to cover the cake. Brush egg white over the marzipan and carefully positon the icing onto the cake. Pat and smooth again and trim off the excess. Store in an airtight container.