Mini Christmas tree cakes recipe

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Mini Christmas tree cakes recipe

These festive Christmas tree cakes serve a similar function as part dessert, part decoration for your holiday table. Just imagine an entire forest of these edible trees lining your holiday table!


INGREDIENTS:

1. Basis:
Eggs – 3;
Sugar – 85 gr.;
Ground almonds – 100 gr.;
Flour – 30 gr.;
Starch – 30 gr.;
baking powder
Salt – very few.
2. Decoration:
White chocolate melted – 110 gr.;
Pistachios – 110 gr.;
Any red jam.
3. Sugar Glaze:
Powdered sugar – 75g.
Lemon juice.

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 Preparation:

Draw a circle on the parchment, the diameter is about 22 centimeters. The height of your cone will be determined by the radius of your circle. Then cut out the circle.
You can also use a round object, such as a lid or container.
Cut to the middle of the circle. Bring together the two cut sides. Once you tape the two sides side by side so that the paper makes a cone.
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Heat the oven to 180 degrees C. Sift together the sugar, flour, baking powder, almonds, Starch and salt. Transfer to a mixer fitted with a whisk attachment (or use a hand mixer) and blend briefly. Whisk together the eggs in a medium bowl. Add to the dry ingredients and mix at low speed for 5 minutes. Mixing at low speed just until combined.

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Pour the batter into the cups.

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Bake until a tester inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean, 15 minutes.

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Chill for 2 hours then peel off the paper being careful not to tear off the tip of the peak.

Decoration:
First we chop the pistachios in a food processor.

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Cover cakes with a thin layer of chocolate.

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Coat the cake cone in the pistachio crumbs.

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By using a syringe with red jam make some dots around.

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Add the sugar powder to the lemon juice, stir until you have a thick, smooth paste. Pour this mixture on every Christmas tree.

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