Three trees Christmas cake recipe

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makes: 14 - 21
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 20 min
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  • For a simple but effective scrumptious Christmas cake, this design is a winner – complete with edible baubles and tree-top star. For the perfect guide on how to make the Christmas cake needed for the base, take a look at our Easy Christmas cake recipe! How about another fabulously festive design for your cake with our Rudolph Christmas cake design – everyone will love it!

    Not sure how to decorate your Christmas cake? Our simple Christmas cake decorating ideas are sure to inspire!

    Ingredients

    • Small amount of yellow sugarpaste
    • 100g green sugarpaste
    • Multicoloured dagrees
    • Small star cutter
    • Christmas tree cookie cutters

    Method

    • Cover your Christmas cake with marzipan and sugar paste.

    • Start by kneading the yellow sugarpaste to soften it and roll it out, then cut out 3 stars.

    • Roll out the green sugarpaste and cut out 3 tree shapes. Brush a little water on to the trees where the baubles are to be positioned and then stick the dragees in place, then stick on the stars. Mix some of the green sugarpaste with water to make a sticky glue, and use it to stick the trees on to the cake. Wrap a ribbon around the cake.

    Top tip for making Three trees Christmas cake

    For an added effect use red and blue sugarpaste to make small edible presents and stick them under the trees.

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