8 edible Christmas trees you really must make (and eat!) this Christmas

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  • What’s Christmas without a Christmas tree?

    It’s one of the most iconic parts of a traditional Christmas; decorating the Christmas tree, presents under the Christmas tree – it just wouldn’t be the same without it!

    With that in mind, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite festive treats all shaped like, you guessed it, Christmas trees!

    1. Iced gingerbread tree

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    This simple yet affective Christmas tree can be acheived by cutting out star shapes from your gingebread dough, baking them and then stacking them one on top of the other. Glue together with icing – easy peasy!

    2. Christmas tree cake decorations

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    If you’re in charge of the Christmas cake this year, give it a new lease of life by popping one of these fondant Christmas trees on top! Follow our step-by-step picture recipe for the perfect result everytime. They’re much easier to make than they may look.

    3. Fresh fruit Christmas tree

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    Christmas isn’t just about sweet treats and naughty nibbles you know! These festive fruity trees are easy to make and would be perfect for sharing at a Christmas party or just for getting the kids to eat some much-needed fruits.

    4. Christmas tree biscuits

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    With a Christmas tree cookie cutter in hand, you can take on the world! We just love these Christmas tree shaped biscuits especially as they’re flavoured with almonds – yummy!

    5. Christmas tree cupcakes

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    It really doesn’t take much to make these delicious Christmas tree cupcakes. Choose your favourite sponge and then get creative with your piping bag and mint buttercream. Decorate your trees with sprinkles and chocolate stars.

    6. Mini Christmas tree pizzas

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    The kids are seriously going to love these mini Christmas tree pizzas. This recipe shows you and the kids how to make pizza dough from scratch and let’s you get creative with your vegetable tree decorations.

    7. Peppermint bark trees

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    Not only are these peppermint bark trees just perfect for Christmas, they’d make the ideal Christmas food gift too for friends and family. Pop into a cellophane bag, tie with a festive ribbon and ta-dah!

    8. Chocolate truffle tree

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    Ok, so we know this is technically not a Christmas tree but how impressive does it look? Towering high above us, this mouth-watering truffle tree is sure to turn a few heads on Christmas day. Go on, we dare you to make it!