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How to decorate a Christmas cake: Stacked star cake

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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.
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TIPS
DECORATING A STACKED STAR CAKE
If your stars won't balance, use the odd cocktail stick to help. Be careful if you need to move the cake because the stars are not fixed.
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