Chocolate tree cake

Chocolate tree cake

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Prep: 15 mins

Easy

Decorates an 18-20cm square cake
An easy yet stunning decorative idea which will put those surplus Christmas chocolates to good use

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition:

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Ingredients

  • 250g very soft butter
    Butter

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  • 500g sifted icing sugar
  • green food colouring
  • 18-20cm square sponge or chocolate cake
  • matchstick chocolates or black liquorice laces
  • assorted chocolate

Method

  1. Beat the butter with sifted icing sugar and a little green food colouring. Spread the mixture on an 18-20cm square sponge or chocolate cake. Use matchstick chocolates or black liquorice laces to mark the branches of a Christmas tree, then dot on assorted chocolates to look like decorations.

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little chef
15th Jun, 2014
I was looking for a father's day cake for my dad - this should be perfect
cookiemonster799
22nd Dec, 2013
What are "surplus chocolates"? I'm guessing they are found in the same place as "left over wine". I never have these in my house. But I do love this decorating idea.
robbieboy
16th Dec, 2010
5.05
Mon Dieu! Chocolate overdose has finally arrived!
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