Big Cakes: Christmas trees

Preparation info
  • Makes

    40 slices

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Bake and Decorate

By Fiona Cairns

Published 2011

  • About

A little forest of sugarpaste trees with candy cane trunks and sparkling sugar snow adorn this easy-to-make cake.



Colour 300g of the sugarpaste 2 shades of green, making the darker tone first. Seal in separate polythene bags. Turn the cake upside down on to a serving plate, securing with a dab of jam. If there are any holes or the cake is a slightly dodgy shape, correct it now with bits of marzipan. Once you’re happy, gently warm the remaining jam in a small pan, the