How to decorate a Christmas cake: Stacked star cake

Watch as the BBC Good Food cookery team show you how to top an iced cake with a tower of hand-cut, edible golden stars.

Points to remember

  • Scatter edible gold lustre over white rolled icing and rub over surface with fingertips.
  • Stamp out about 20 stars and leave overnight to dry.
  • Put a few stars flat on the cake then start to build a stack of balanced stars.
  • Decorate the sides of cake with a ribbon.