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Owl I Want for Christmas

by Karen Taylor

Introduction
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Bring some fun to your Christmas tea table with these adorable little festive owls.

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Wish friends and family season’s tweetings with this festive cake and cupcakes starring Santa ‘Claws’ and his little helpers. A very merry Christmas toowoo!

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  1. Covering the Cakes and Board
    Cover both the cake and cake drum with sugarpaste ready for decorating.
  2. Owls for Christmas Cake
    Model the basic owl models for the cake top.
  3. Santa 'Claws' for Christmas Cake
    Make the outfit for the Santa owl.
  4. Rudolph for Christmas Cake
    Make the outfit for the reindeer owl.
  5. Elf for Christmas Cake
    Make the outfit for the elf owl.
  6. Finishing Touches
    Trim the board with ribbon and secure the owls and decoration to the cake.
  7. Owls for Cupcakes
    Cut out the 2-D owl shapes for the cupcakes.
  8. Santa 'Claws' for Cupcakes
    Make all the 2-D pieces for the Santa outfit.
  9. Rudolph for Cupcakes
    Make all the 2-D pieces for the reindeer outfit.
  10. Elf for Cupcakes
    Make all the 2-D pieces for the elf outfit.
  11. Assembly
    Ice and decorate the cupcakes.

Occasion: Christmas
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Karen Taylor

author of Owl I Want for Christmas

Karen Taylor is an experienced cake decorator and has been decorating cakes for over 10 years. She studied at Birmingham College of Food for three years, gaining NCFE levels 1, 2 and 3 in Cake Decorating, and has won many awards for her designs including Silver and Bronze medals at Salon Culinaire.

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