Cracker Box Cake

This unusual design makes a fun centrepiece for a Christmas tea table.

  • Christmas


Ribbon, to decorate
1 kg pack White Ready-To-Roll Regalice Icing


  1. Divide the icing into 3 equal pieces. Roll each into a 21 x 4cm sausage shape and cut in half lengthways to make 6 flat-bottomed crackers.
  2. Trim the ends with a sharp knife so they are straight and identical. Next, pinch the ends in 3cm from each end to form a cracker shape. Mark with a skewer to create a gathered effect and tie with ribbon.
  3. Place the crackers on top of the cake so they look as if they are in their box. Re-roll any leftover icing and cut out stars to decorate the crackers.
  • Preparation time: 40 minutes
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This recipe was first published in Sun Nov 01 00:00:00 GMT 2009.