Have you ever tried to bake a cake at home and decorate it? If you have an oven in your home, then baking might not be a difficult task in any respect. It only needs to follow the exact recipe steps and you may have a wonderful cake before you. But what about the decoration part? You may be thinking how impossible it is to get the perfect topping with rosettes that you see in magazines or television or even in a bakery display case. Developing a lovely Christmas cake becomes a dream come true.
Everyone wants to bake cakes at home during the Christmas season that wows guests when it’s served before them, but baking itself cannot do the magic, it’s normally the decorating that does the trick. In this article we will share with you easy Christmas cake decorating ideas that are surprisingly simple and can make a really impressive centerpiece. The simple decorations show you how classic fondant icing can be taken to a next level by using simple techniques and decorate it easily you will find in supermarkets. So let’s get started.
Enchanted forest: This magnificent Christmas cake decorating idea uses Pistachio paste trees and swirls of fluffy icing. Mix pistachio paste, green food color, lemon juice, and sugar in a bowl and knead a firm dough. Now using palms make pine trees and place them on a tray and let them dry. Using toothpicks, place the trees on the white icing to make a forest. Dust the trees with icing sugar to provide a snowy look.
Sparkly bauble cake: This bright design is a contemporary way to decorate a traditional fruit cake which could be a show stopping centerpiece. Place marzipan on top of cake and its sides and then smooth it with your palms and trim with a knife. Using various shapes of cutters, press down on the marzipan to make teardrops or trees or birds. Now mix icing sugar with egg white and unique colors and flooding each shape with them and add colored balls to give a excellent look.
Easy celebrity decoration: This is a very simple yet interesting decoration idea. Make some buttercream frosting in your home with a variety of colors. Use blue, pink, green colours. Now use a star decorating tip and completely cover the cake with stars.
Snowflakes chocolate cupcakes: Should you’ve got baked some cupcakes for your visitors, then make them look wonderful with a little touch. Use baby blue icing on top and put melted white chocolate in an icing bag and draw snowflakes on parchment paper with the chocolate and put inside a freezer. Use the snowflakes to decorate the top and scatter some silver balls.
Snowman and friends: Decorating and icing your cake might take a whole lot of time, but this sweet snowy scene is simple and easy to create and will be a hit at your party. Cover it with marzipan and smooth the surface. Using marzipan balls to create a snowman and use a toothpick to combine them together. Now use small brown food color to create the arms and push whole cloves into the snowman as buttons. Create a wooly hat with lump of icing trimmings and place them on the snowman’s head. Make two or three snowmen of different sizes and put them on top of the cake.