Jolly Santa Christmas cake

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  • Learn how to make this impressive Jolly Santa cake for the festive holidays. These easy cake decorating idea is sure to impress your family and friends.

    Follow our step-by-step guide to decorate your homemade Christmas cake with this impressive, fun Santa fondant face. It’s so easy once you know how!


    • 20cm round basic Christmas cake.
    • 5-6 tbsp apricot glaze or sieved apricot jam
    • 750g (1½lb) white marzipan
    • 1kg packet white sugarpaste
    • 250g (8oz) green sugarpaste
    • 250-350g (8-12oz) red sugarpaste
    • 100g (3½oz) flesh-coloured sugarpaste
    • Knob of Trex or White Flora
    • 150g (5oz) black sugarpaste