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Shimmering Snowflake Tree Cake


A sculpture of dainty royal icing snowflakes adorns this stunning cake creation. Set atop the Scrollwork Cake Stand, this cake makes a fabulous centerpiece for any winter celebration!
Makes: Cake serves 60.
Skill Level: Somewhat Difficult

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Step 1

Make several copies of patterns and cover with waxed paper. Using royal icing and tip 2, pipe seventeen whole, seventy-three 3/4-size and fourteen 1/2-size snowflakes. Make double amount to allow for breakage; let dry. Cut top tier lollipop sticks: one at 8 in., eight each at 6 in. and 4 in. Attach a whole snowflake to each stick with royal icing. Insert in craft block to dry.

Step 2

Ice 1-layer cakes smooth in buttercream and prepare for stacked construction. Pipe tip 5 bead bottom borders. Insert whole snowflakes on sticks in cake, following placement pattern.

Step 3

Attach 3/4-size snowflakes 3/4 in. apart on edge of top cake, using tip 2 and royal icing. Repeat process on edges of other two cakes, positioning 3/4-size snowflakes between those on the previous cake. Place cake on stand. Position 1/2-size snowflakes on crystal-look plate.

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Meringue Powder

Meringue Powder

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Dowel Rods ((13 inches long))

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6 x 2 in. Round Pan

6 x 2 in. Round Pan

8 x 2 in. Round Pan

8 x 2 in. Round Pan

10 x 2 in. Round Pan

10 x 2 in. Round Pan

13 in. Cake Stand

13 in. Cake Stand

8 in. Lollipop Sticks

8 in. Lollipop Sticks

Cake Circles

Cake Circles

13 in. diameter craft block

13 in. diameter craft block

Waxed paper

Waxed paper

Cardboard

Cardboard

Ruler

Ruler

Scissors

Scissors

The bead shape makes impressive borders outlines and accents on letters and designs; also a cute trim on clothing and gingerbread houses. The basis for making piped hearts and figure piping.

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