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Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree

by Jan Clement-May

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This traditional centrepiece uses simple Sugar Dough modelling techniques to great effect.

This spectacular Christmas cake is a fantastic way to show off your sugarcraft skills this festive season. Use as a centrepiece at dinner parties then amaze your guests by revealing the delicious cake beneath.

What you'll learn
  1. Shaping the Cake: Learn how to carve, stack and crumb-coat a cone-shaped cake.
  2. Covering the Cake and Drum: Find out how to cover a cone-shaped cake with sugarpaste, then cover a cake drum and decorate it with a floorboard effect.
  3. Tree Foliage: Discover how to make fir tree foliage from Sugar Dough and attach them to the cake.
  4. Mixing the Colours: Colour Sugar Dough to make festive colours for the tree decorations.
  5. Star: Learn to make a star for the top of the tree from Sugar Dough.
  6. Tinsel: Learn to create pieces of tinsel from Sugar Dough.
  7. Candy Canes: Learn to create candy canes from Sugar Dough.
  8. Baubles: Learn to make and decorate baubles from Sugar Dough.
  9. Presents: Learn to make and decorate presents from Sugar Dough.
  10. Painted Details: Use a dust food colour mixture to paint decorative designs on the presents.
  11. Bows: Learn to make bows from Sugar Dough.
  12. Bauble Box: Learn how to make and assemble a box from Sugar Dough.
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