How To Create a Birch Wood Effect On A Cake

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a Birch Wood effect on a cake. This looks great on its own or part of a tiered cake. Check out my Rose Tutorial for some statement flowers to add to this design.

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Tools and products used in this video:

Renshaws Fondant –
Sugarflair Dark Brown –
Sugarflair Honey Gold –
Sugarflair Spruce Green –
Paint Brush 002 –
Large Paint Brush –
Cutting Mat –
Craft Knife –
Sugarflair Brown –
Sugarflair Black –

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Vanilla Cake Recipe
250g butter
250g caster sugar
4 eggs
Vanilla extract
250g self raising flour
4 tablespoons of milk

Cream the butter and the sugar together until light and fluffy. Add in 2 eggs at a time and mix until combined. Add the vanilla extract. Sift flour and add to mix 1/4 at a time folding gently. Finally add the milk and combine. Bake at 160 degrees for 45 mins until a knife comes out clean.

500g icing sugar
250g butter
Vanilla Extract
2 tablespoons of milk
mix ingredients until light and fluffy.