Wilton christmas tree cake recipe - Decoratingideaschristmascakes

Author: Edna Jackson  

These cute Christmas tree brownies are easy to make and decorated with beautiful pulled stars, green frosting and colorful holiday sprinkles. Made using a tree-shaped pan, then decorated with a buttercream star garland and colorful buttercream ornaments, this Christmas tree cake is a great project for beginning and intermediate decorators alike.

Simple Christmas Tree Cake

Simple Christmas Tree Cake
Treat your friends and family to a tasty Christmas dessert with this Simple Christmas Tree Cake. Made using a tree-shaped pan, then decorated with a buttercream star garland and colorful buttercream ornaments, this Christmas tree cake is a great project for beginning and intermediate decorators alike. Switch up the ornament colors to match your celebration, or add some fun holiday sprinkles as a fun finishing touch. Perfect for Christmas, December birthdays or winter gatherings with friends, this Simple Christmas Tree Cake is a tree-mendous treat for all your loved ones!
Total time: 195 minutes
Prep time: 105 minutes
Yields: 16 servings
Number of ingredients: 20
Ingredients:
  • Favorite cake mix or recipe
  • Buttercream frosting
  • Kelly Green food coloring
  • Moss Green food coloring
  • Leaf Green food coloring
  • Teal Icing Color
  • Ivory food coloring
  • Copper food coloring
  • Rose food coloring
  • Pink food coloring
  • Burgundy food coloring
  • Violet food coloring
  • Brown food coloring
  • Red-Red food coloring
  • Tree cake pan
  • Cooling rack
  • Angled spatula
  • Decorating bags
  • Round decorating tip 5 (4 needed)
  • Star decorating tip 21
How to cook:
  1. {'@type': 'HowToStep', 'name': 'Instructions', 'itemListElement': [{'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 1, 'text': 'Bake cake. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cake in tree pan.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 2, 'text': 'Tint buttercream. Tint frosting green, brown, pink, purple, blue and orange using color combinations provided.Green: Tint 1 1/2 cups frosting green by combining Kelly Green, Moss Green and a touch of Leaf Green icing colors.Brown: Tint 1/2 cup frosting brown by combining Brown and Red-Red icing colors.Pink: Tint 1/8 cup frosting pink by combining Rose, Pink and a touch of Burgundy icing colors.Purple: Tint 1/8 cup frosting purple by combining Violet and Rose icing colors.Blue: Tint 1/8 cup frosting blue by combining Teal and a touch of Ivory icing colors.Orange: Tint 1/8 cup frsoting orange by using Copper icing color.Reserve remaining icing white.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 3, 'text': 'Frost cake. Using spatula and green frosting, frost tree area of cake green. Use tip of spatula to add texture.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 4, 'text': 'Using spatula and brown frosting, frost tree trunk brown. Use tip of spatula to add texture.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 5, 'text': 'Decorate cake. Prepare decorating bag with tip 21 and white frosting.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 6, 'text': 'Prepare four decorating bags with tip 5. Fill separately with pink, purple, blue and orange frosting.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 7, 'text': 'Using white frosting, pipe star garland, following curves on tree.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 8, 'text': 'Using pink, purple, blue and orange frosting, pipe small dots for ornaments.', 'image': {}}]}
Notes: Christmas Tree Cake Recipe, Combine the cake mixes and pudding mixes in a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment and mix on low to blend. With the speed still on low, add the oil,

Christmas Cake with Tree Decorations

Christmas Cake with Tree Decorations
Turn a plain frosted cake into a winter oasis with this Christmas cake with tree decoration.
Total time: 210 minutes
Prep time: 90 minutes
Yields: 0 servings
Number of ingredients: 14
Ingredients:
  • Favorite cake mix or recipe
  • Lemon yellow food coloring
  • Leaf green food coloring
  • White nonpareils
  • Buttercream frosting
  • Kelly green food coloring
  • Sky blue food coloring
  • Moss green food coloring
  • 6-inch round cake pan
  • How to Decorate Cakes and Desserts Kit
  • Non-stick cooling rack
  • Decorating bags
  • Non-stick spray
  • Cake decorating turntable
How to cook:
  1. {'@type': 'HowToStep', 'name': 'Instructions', 'itemListElement': [{'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 1, 'text': 'Bake cake. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool two cake layers.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 2, 'text': 'Level both cake layers. Place the first cake layer onto the turntable. Using white frosting, and spatula, frost cake layer and spread evenly. Stack the second layer of cake on top of the first layer then add frosting and spread evenly. ', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 3, 'text': 'Frost Cake. Spatula ice cake smooth using white icing.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 4, 'text': 'To form ribbons on the sides of the cake, place the tip of the spatula on the bottom side of the cake. Carefully move the tip of the spatula up as the cake spins on the turntable. Continue until the sides of the cake are complete.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 5, 'text': 'Tint icing. Tint 1/2 cup icing light green, and 1/4 cup icing chartreuse using color combinations provided.Combine Moss Green and Lemon Yellow icing colors to get chartreuse color shown.Combine Leaf Green and Sky Blue icing colors to get a light green color shown.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 6, 'text': 'Using Kelly Green icing color, tint 1/2 cup icing dark green. Reserve 1/8 cup of white icing.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 7, 'text': 'Prepare decorating bags. Prepare a decorating bag with tip 21 and dark green icing. Prepare a second decorating bag with tip 32 and light green icing. Prepare a third decorating bag with tip 1M and chartreuse icing.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 8, 'text': 'Decorate cake. Using each bag prepared with colored icing, pipe swirls on top of the cake, resembling trees. Next, sprinkle trees with white nonpareils.Piping a tree is similar to piping a swirl. To create a tree shape, start with a narrow base, piping almost directly on top of the previous rotation to build a cone shape.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 9, 'text': 'Prepare a decorating bag with tip 3 and the reserved white icing. Pipe dots around the sides of the cake.', 'image': {}}]}
Notes: Christmas Tree Cakes - Little Debbie Copycat Recipe, The cake for the Christmas Tree Cakes is a classic sponge cake, but we're making it easy by doctoring up a boxed cake mix. To make the boxed

Easy Christmas Tree Brownies

Easy Christmas Tree Brownies
These cute Christmas tree brownies are easy to make and decorated with beautiful pulled stars, green frosting and colorful holiday sprinkles.
Total time: 120 minutes
Prep time: 60 minutes
Yields: 36 servings
Number of ingredients: 20
Ingredients:
  • Your favorite brownie mix or recipe
  • Non-stick pan spray
  • Lemon yellow food coloring
  • Leaf green food coloring
  • Kelly green food coloring
  • Teal food coloring
  • Moss green food coloring
  • Decorator icing or buttercream frosting
  • Holiday sprinkles
  • Large bowl
  • Brownie squares silicone mold
  • Cookie sheet
  • Cooling grid
  • Open Star Cake Decorating Tip 18
  • Open Star Cake Decorating Tip 16
  • Open Star Cake Decorating Tip 21
  • Open Star Cake Decorating Tip 32
  • Decorating bags
  • Scissors
  • Platter
How to cook:
  1. {'@type': 'HowToStep', 'name': 'Instructions', 'itemListElement': [{'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 1, 'text': 'Bake brownies. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Prepare the silicone mold with non-stick cake release spray.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 2, 'text': 'Make brownies according to the brownie mix box or recipe instructions.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 3, 'text': 'Spoon brownie batter into each cavity, filling each cavity about 3/4 of the way full. ', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 4, 'text': 'Place mold onto a cookie sheet then place in the oven.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 5, 'text': 'Bake for 14-16 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out almost clean. Remove brownies from the oven and place on a cooling grid to cool completely.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 6, 'text': 'Once the first batch of brownies are baked and cooled, you’ll need to make 12 additional brownies so that you have a total of 36 brownies.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 7, 'text': 'Tint frosting. Divide frosting into 4 individual bowls, about ½ cup of frosting in each.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 8, 'text': 'Combine Kelly Green and Teal icing colors to get the dark green shown in the image.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 9, 'text': 'Combine Leaf Green and Lemon Yellow icing colors to get the lime green shown in the image.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 10, 'text': 'Tint 1 cup icing dark green, 1 cup lime green, 1 cup moss green and 1 cup leaf green.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 11, 'text': 'Assemble brownie bite tree. Using 32 brownie bites, form a triangle shape. Take the remaining four brownies and create the tree trunk.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 12, 'text': 'Decorate tree. Prepare decorating bags with tips and frosting as follows:Tip 21 and dark greenTip 18 and lime greenTip 16 and mossTip 32 and leaf green', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 13, 'text': 'Starting at the bottom of the triangle, pipe pull-out stars, alternating colors as you work your way to the top.', 'image': {}}, {'@type': 'HowToDirection', 'position': 14, 'text': 'Take sprinkles and scatter on top of the decorated area. Scatter some of the confetti sprinkles around the tree to add even more of a festive touch.', 'image': {}}]}
Notes: Christmas Tree Cake by @StyleSweetDaily, whimsical Christmas tree! More from Wilton Cake Decorating Ananya Chowdhury Bristy Duration: 0:30
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