Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a tree and these are not only pretty but will also make a great addition to any festive table. Edible decorations – what could be better?

 

Here's what you'll need...

  • 400g plain flour
  • 200g golden caster sugar
  • 200g unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 1 free range egg, beaten
  • 1tsp ground cinnamon
  • 200g icing sugar
  • 1 medium egg white
  • glittery sprinkles

 

  • 1

    Start by whisking together the butter, sugar and ground cinnamon until creamy and light and now add the beaten egg and the flour and mix again until all combined.

  • 2

    Scrape the dough together and form it into a ball then wrap the ball into clingfilm and leave to cool in the fridge for 30 minutes.

  • 3

    Grease a baking tray and cover with grease-proof paper and remember to preheat your oven to 180C.

  • 4

    Flour your worktop and roll the dough out to be roughly 0.5cm thick.

  • 5

    Cut out 6 of each star size (you might have to roll out the dough more than once).

  • 6

    Place the cut out stars onto the baking tray and bake for 10 minutes then take the smallest ones out, bake the remaining ones for another 5 minutes.

  • 7

    To make the icing, sift half of the icing sugar into the egg white and whisk until smooth.

  • 8

    Now add the rest of the icing sugar and whisk again until smooth.

  • 9

    Using a small spoon or a paint brush, start by covering the largest star with icing.

  • 10

    Top the tips of the iced star with sprinkles then put the second star on top.

  • 11

    Cover the last star on the top with icing and with sprinkles and leave to dry.

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By Carole Poirot on 10.12.18

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