This traditional Christmas cake design features poinsettias piped in butter cream. The cake is created with a 9" square tier and a 6" round tier. If you prefer, you can make this same cake with holly decorations, using the same cake decorating tip to make the leaves and creating the holly berries with a #6 round trip. Before adding together the poinsettia decorations to the cake, it really is suitable for any theme. You can even use Christmas picks on the top and four corners of the square cake. Christmas cake decorating ideas are plentiful in book, online & all over the place.
Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. It is a celebration of life. All most all our celebrations are closely associated to food that we consume on the occasion. Baking a Christmas cake is an integral part of the celebrations. As the season is associated with lots of happiness you can come up with innovative Christmas cake decorating ideas. When you think about Christmas the first thing you associate with it is the Santa. You can make a Santa figure with sugar paste & put it on your cake. With white icing you can create the snow that is generally around that time of the year. If you are not the part of white Christmas you can recreate it on your Christmas cake decoration.
You can come up with different ideas of christmas cake decorating from the three predominant colors you find around that time. Traditionally the Christmas tree is decorated with lots of colorful stars, different ornaments including glitter, the gifts packed with shiny gift papers. There is white snow around the house. The Santa is supposed to be wearing a red coat & riding a sleigh pulled by the red nosed reindeer. While decorating your Christmas cake if you use red, white and green colors you will have a beautiful looking Christmas cake. Christmas cake decorating ideas are bound to bring out the artist in you. If you like to play with your food and enjoy it then you could use edible fresh flowers as Christmas cake decoration. You can use rose petals, honeysuckle & calendulas to decorate your plain Christmas cake.
If you prefer fruits to flowers you can use oranges, strawberries, kiwis & grapes can be arranged on the top of the Christmas cake. You can glaze it with shiny syrup or you can get some whipped cream put it on the sliced fresh figs and arrange it to make a border for your cake. You cannot go wrong with chocolate. For Christmas cake decorating you can use chocolate curls. Just use your vegetable peeler to peel the chocolate bar. You can mold marzipan into different shapes. Make animals or flowers or vegetables out of that & decorate your Christmas cake.
You can use lace paper dollies as a Christmas cake decorating idea. You can place it over the cake before dusting. You will get wonderful lacy patterns. You can cut some very lovely patterns from parchment paper such as polka dots, diamonds, flowers, stars or vines & give your delectable cake equally delicious look. You can make use of royal icing on the cake or get some icing that can be rolled out to give a smooth finish to your Christmas cake.