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How To Make An Endearing Family Tree Cake

With Rita Lambert

Difficulty Easy

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Join Rita in this lovely tutorial and watch how she creates this charming and sentimental family tree cake design using effective techniques with fabulous results. You will be guided every step of the way learning plenty of tips on how to achieve a rustic tree effect iced cake, how to dowel and stack a tiered cake, create marble and textured surfaces with icing and finally making the cute sugar model family figurines. This design lends itself to being adapted for numerous personal occasions by simply adding more or less sugar models, flowers and foliage decoration of your choice. For more ideas and modelling techniques check out our other videos below.

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