Santa cake decorations

These cute little Father Christmas characters are the perfect decoration to top your cakes and bakes with over the festive season – the kids will love them! They take a little while to make but are well worth the effort.

These toppers will last for up to 6 months if kept in a breathable card cake box, which means you can make them well in advance. So when you’ve got some spare time and fancy getting creative in the kitchen, roll up your sleeves and get making with our step-by-step picture recipe – it couldn’t be easier!

By Victoria Threader

Ingredients

  • 150g red modelling paste
  • 50g white modelling paste
  • 50g skin tone modelling paste
  • 10g black fondant
  • 5g yellow fondant
  • Black balls/sprinkles
  • Dusky pink petal dust
  • Dried spaghetti