Chocolate tree cake

Chocolate tree cake

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Cooking time

Prep: 15 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

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 info

Nutrition

kcalories
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protein
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carbs
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fat
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saturates
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fibre
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sugar
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salt
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Ingredients

  • 250g very soft butter
  • 500g sifted icing sugar
  • green food colouring
  • 18-20cm square sponge or chocolate cake
  • matchstick chocolates or black liquorice laces
  • assorted chocolate

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Method

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.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2011

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little chef's picture

I was looking for a father's day cake for my dad - this should be perfect

cookiemonster799's picture

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.

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Mon Dieu! Chocolate overdose has finally arrived!

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