Cupcake Christmas Tree Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Cupcake Christmas Tree
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Easy Cake Decorating | Cakeflix - Beginner Level Courses
HD Lessons: 9
Decorating time: 3 hours
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Watch Paul make his Cupcake Christmas Tree in just one minute!

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1. Explaining the design

Before we get started, Paul goes over the design and explains the idea behind the design process.

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2. Making buttercream

Paul whips up some delicious salted caramel and cinnamon swirl buttercream using 2 mixes from Sugar and Crumbs!

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3. Building the tree

In this lesson, we learn how to build the structure of the tree using nothing but cupcakes, buttercream, cocktail sticks and a few cake cards!

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4. Applying the buttercream

In this lesson, Paul shows you various techniques and swirls you can use when piping buttercream on the tree.

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5. Finishing touches

Now it’s time to decorate and add the star on top.

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6. Other Ideas

Paul shares some other ideas to use on your own design.

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7. PRO Lesson

Paul shares some insider hints and tips for pricing and selling this piece.

Cupcake Christmas Tree Tutorial

Learn how to make this festive Cupcake Christmas Tree with Multi-award winning Paul Bradford!

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Make an easy cupcake structure
  • Make yummy festive flavoured buttercream
  • Pipe buttercream techniques
  • Add the Christmas decorations
  • and much, much more!

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