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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Christmas Trees Tutorial



Supplies :


Waffle Cones for Ice cream

Small bowl with 1/2 inch water

scissors

Forest Green Royal Icing

Piping bag with #67
Piping tip

Yellow colored Gumpaste

3/4" Five petal or Star Cutter

Gumglue or piping gel

Wilton Pastel Candies
Dragees






Place two waffle cones together as shown.



Place in shallow water for 15- 20 seconds.


Remove from water and, using scissors, cut away soft edge of cone

until bottom edge is even and level.





Using royal icing, attach the cones to make "trees".

Starting at bottom of tree, begin piping leaves pulling out as you pipe.

Continue until you have filled the tree with "fir branches", leaving about 3/4" at top bare so you can move your tree into place. When the tree is placed where you want it on your cake or board, you can fill in the remainder of the top of the tree.

Roll out yellow gumpaste to about 1/4" thickness and cut out a star using your cutter. Place a yellow pastel candy on both sides of star, using gumglue or piping gel. Place on top of tree and secure with royal icing. Hold in place until firmly set.

Decorate your tree with colored pastels and dragees, securing with fresh royal icing if needed.



Photography and Tutorial by Jacque Benson
2009 copyright all rights reserved
This material may not be republished or reproduced in any manner without the expressed permission of the author.

5 comments:

  1. I love that technique!. The trees come so perfect!..Great tutorial!! Hope everyone is having a wonderful Christmas!!!

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  2. Thank you for this great tutorial...

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  3. Thanks for the tutorial! Have a wonderful holiday and I look forward to your posts in 2010!

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  4. How wonderful tutorial and looks so easy, I`ve never thought of it like this! Thanks a lot for sharing! :)
    Merry christmas!
    Moni.

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  5. Winter Holidays as beautiful and quiet, which will fill the soul with joy, confidence, hope and love!

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