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Snowy Christmas Tree

by Ceri DD Griffiths

Introduction
Author

This sparkling rice paper Christmas tree makes for a beautiful contemporary centrepiece.

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Icy blue sugarpaste makes the perfect backdrop to a frosty winter scene. The crisp rice paper Christmas tree brings to mind the crunch of fresh snow, and the delicate snowflakes make a lovely alternative to leaves. Lustre dusts and Fairy Sparkles are ideal for adding a beautiful frosty glisten and some icy sparkle to finish off the cake.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  1. Tree Cake
    Learn how to carve a cone-shaped cake and cover it with marzipan and sugarpaste.
  2. Round Cake
    Cover a round fruit cake with marzipan and sugarpaste for a professional finish.
  3. Cake Drum
    Find out how to cover a cake board and add some sparkle for a frosted finish.
  4. Frosted Tree
    Discover how to make a rice paper Christmas tree.
  5. Finishing Touches
    Finish with a large bow and find out how to add sparkle to the cake for a frosted finish.

Occasion: Christmas
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Featured in Winter 2011 issue

Project by Ceri DD Griffiths

Ceri DD Griffiths

author of Snowy Christmas Tree

Ceri DD Griffiths was born in Cardiff and trained as a Master Baker and Confectioner at the South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education. After three years of studying he achieved his City & Guilds certification, obtaining distinctions for all cake decoration and design qualifications. During this period Ceri’s creations won several gold medals and acknowledgements at competition level within the bakery field. Living in America and Australia for several years, he has taken on some of the unique decorating styles of those countries which can be seen in the designs he produces today. Ceri regularly travels internationally to teach, demonstrate and judge at major events. He is the author of three books about royal icing, including Squires Kitchen’s Guide to Making Iced Flowers.

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