The trunk of this tree is
made from dark chocolate cake,
and frosted faux bois
which means wood that is fake.
You say to yourself
"That's not real, well my gosh!"
And taste it to find
that it's really ganache.
But what are the mushrooms
and the long-handled ax,
that look left behind
by a lumbering Jack?
Those are handcrafted from sugar and we will make those next, yes, I said make them
what would you expect?
"Treet" yourself to chocolate
Preheat your oven to fun!
What you'll need:
When baking these cupcakes
Slice off the top of the cake using a sharp kitchen knife and lay that piece aside for later.
Spread the top and sides with chocolate buttercream frosting.
The rings of the stump are created by dragging a fork around around the top of the cake.
Comb up the sides to make it really look like a tree!
Frost the side bite to look like a freshly cut log.
(Optional) If you bake one more cupcake than is needed, you can cut it into small pieces to be used as the limb on the side of the stump.
Create tiny mushrooms and the striped handle ax with a gum paste modeling compound made from sugar or purchase it at bakery supply stores.
For more fun ideas visit www.Glitterville.com
Bake it... and make every day a holiday!
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