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Christmas cake

For a simple but effective scrumptious Christmas cake, this design is a winner – complete with edible baubles and tree-top star
Makes: 14-21
Prep time: 20 mins
Total time: 20 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips

Ingredients

 

 

    • Small amount of yellow sugarpaste

 

    • 100g green sugarpaste

 

    • Multicoloured dagrees

 

    • Small star cutter

 

    • Christmas tree cookie cutters

 

 

Method

 

    1. Cover your Christmas cake with marzipan and sugar paste.

 

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

 

    1. 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.

 

 

Nutritional information per portion

 

 

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.