Stars and Rosettes Christmas Tree Cake

Stars and Rosettes Christmas Tree Cake

Trim the tree with buttercream stars and rosettes with this fun Christmas Tree Cake recipe. Decorated using simple piping techniques, this cute Christmas cake is perfect for your holiday celebration, a winter birthday or shower, or just a weeknight treat! Use your favorite chocolate cake mix or recipe to start, then combine rosettes and stars for a textured and fun decoration everyone is sure to love.
  • Prep1 hr 30 min
  • Total Time2 hr 30 min
  • Skill LevelBeginner


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  1. Bake cake. Prepare chocolate cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool in tree cake pan.
  2. Tint icing. Using Leaf Green icing color, tint ½ cup icing light green. Using Kelly Green icing color, tint 1 cup icing medium green.

    Combine Kelly Green and Black icing colors to get dark green color shown. Combine Kelly Green and Teal icing colors to get teal color shown. Tint ½ cup icing dark green and 1 cup icing teal.

    Prepare decorating bags as follows:

    • Tip 21 and light green buttercream
    • Tip 32 and dark green buttercream
    • Tip 1M and medium green buttercream
    • Tip 4B and teal buttercream
  3. Decorate cake. Alternating bags, pipe stars and rosettes in various sizes to fill the cake, leaving the bark area plain.

    Top with jimmies.


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