The Christmas tree choux pastry
This is not the first year's bake a Christmas tree as a gift for the kiddies. Believe me, delighted not only the kids but also adults. This year I decided to bake the chocolate Christmas tree test, below, will show out of the ordinary, decorated with green glaze. You can cook both white and red, here is how you tell your imagination! Such a tree can decorate a cake, of course, reducing its size, and you can just give as it is, in any case, I guarantee grateful and enthusiastic children's eyes!


  • Flour

    55 g

  • Cocoa powder

    20 g

  • Water

    115 ml

  • Butter

    40 g

  • Salt

  • Chicken egg

    2 piece

  • Powdered sugar

    120 g

  • Lemon juice


Heat water, add oil and salt when the water boils and the butter is completely dissolved, remove the saucepan from the heat and add the flour, sifted together with cocoa, mix quickly to a smooth dough without lumps, put on the fire and brew it, the finished dough gathers in a clump. Allow to cool to 65"C, I test by hand and stir in the eggs one by one. Place the dough in a cooking bag (syringe) with a nozzle 0.4-0.5 mm on the baking paper draw test 12 snowflakes, each a little less than the previous one.
Bake in the oven at 170"C until cooked, snowflakes must be drier than cakes that are not soaked from the glaze. The finished snowflakes to give a well dry, at least 10 hours. The icing In the icing sugar gradually, add lemon juice, constantly rubbing well. The glaze should be thick, but it's good to overlap the dough with a brush. To give glaze to dry well.
Assembly: the Skewer I put in a glass flat candle holder with a wax candle - this will be our stand. You may make a stand from solidifying mastic. Put on skewers (piercing) our parts. If has broken a paw, don't worry, it can be attached with a piece of toothpick.
Sprinkle the coconut tree and decorate with candy beads.
But looks like the tree from the usual choux pastry without cocoa, with green frosting. The frosting is made the same but for the color you want to add green dye or how I chlorophyll from parsley. You can add the powder of matcha.
Snowflakes from the test for green Christmas trees without the addition of cocoa.
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