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This easy Christmas tree cake recipe is simple enough for even a novice baker to pull off! Make this recipe for yourself or to give as a lovely edible gift.

Easy Christmas Tree Cake Decorating Idea

This easy Christmas tree cake recipe is simple enough for even a novice baker to pull off! Make this recipe for yourself or to give as a lovely edible gift.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 618 kcal
Author Katie Moseman

Ingredients

Special Equipment

  • 1 Christmas tree cake pan

For the Cake

  • 1 Pillsbury Moist Supreme Chocolate Premium Cake Mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup oil

For the Decorations

  • 1 package Pillsbury Funfetti Holiday Frosting
  • 1 package M&M's Holiday Minis

Instructions

  1. Bake and cool cake in the Christmas tree pan according to the package directions.
  2. When cake is completely cool, spread frosting on the cake almost (but not quite) to the edges, leaving the "trunk" portion clear.
  3. Make a border around the edges with green M&M's.
    This easy Christmas tree cake recipe is simple enough for even a novice baker to pull off! Make this recipe for yourself or to give as a lovely edible gift.
  4. Make lines of "tinsel" using red M&M's.
    This easy Christmas tree cake recipe is simple enough for even a novice baker to pull off! Make this recipe for yourself or to give as a lovely edible gift.
  5. Sprinkle on the Funfetti sprinkles as a finishing touch.
    This easy Christmas tree cake recipe is simple enough for even a novice baker to pull off! Make this recipe for yourself or to give as a lovely edible gift.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Christmas Tree Cake Decorating Idea
Amount Per Serving
Calories 618 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 33g 51%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 575mg 24%
Potassium 220mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 78g 26%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 56g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 1.8%
Calcium 9.2%
Iron 15.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.