Introduction: Fondant Christmas Tree - Using Star Cutters

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A Christmas tree, from fondant, using a star cutter

Step 1: You Will Need

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  • Green fondant
  • White fondant star
  • Glitter spray
  • A cocktail stick
  • Small / Medium star cutters in three sizes

Note: Add a dab of water / edible glue to each star before adding the next one

Step 2: Cut Out Your Stars

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Roll out your fondant and cut the following:

  • 4No Large
  • 4No Medium
  • 3No Small

Step 3: Start Stacking - Small Stars

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Using your cocktail stick, start stacking your stars, in reverse order - always keep cocktail stick in the centre of each piece. Keep one small star until the end.

Start with the smallest star and place cocktail stick in centre

Step 4: Next, the Medium Stars

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Once you have added the two small stars, move onto the medium stars.

Keep stacking with the four medium ones, then ...

Step 5: Finally the Largest Stars

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... Move onto the biggest four

Step 6: Time for the Topper

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  • Place your work onto the surface that you will be drying it out on, with a little parchment paper.
  • Gently remove the cocktail stick using a twisting motion.
  • Add a dab of water and then add your final small star to the top.
  • Using a little extra green fondant, make a small, flat-bottomed cone to top off the tree

Step 7: Add Your Small Star and Sprinkle With Some Festive Magic

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Or in this case, a little edible glitter

Step 8: Allow to Dry and Add to Your Cupcake

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If you don't wish to add it to a cupcake, you can add them to your Christmas cake or Yule log.

There are also ones with daisy cutters and snowflake cutters

Step 9: Update: My Cupcakes

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Bio: My name is Niki, I am a mum of three amazing grown up kids as well as a Grandma. I am a keen hobbyist and ... More »
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