How to...Christmas Robin Sugar Model Tutorial

It's always a treat to see robins at Christmas and by following this quick and easy step-by-step guide from The Bath Cake Company (www.bathcakecompany.co.uk) you can have robins adorning your Christmas cake or popping up wherever you like!

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How to...Christmas Robin Sugar Model Tutorial

Firstly, using brown modelling paste, roll a ball to create your robin's body.

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Roll out some red sugarpaste for your robin's red breast.

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Using a small round cutter, cut out your robin's red breast and stick it to the body using edible glue.

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Create little wings for your robin using brown modelling paste, by rolling the paste into a cone and flattening it with your finger. Stick the wings to the side of your robin using some edible glue.

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Using a ball tool, add indents for the eyes and beak.

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Roll small pieces of black sugarpaste for the eyes and fix these in place with edible glue.

With your yellow sugarpaste, roll small balls for his feet and use a veining tool to create three small indents for his toes. Stick them to the bottom of your robin using edible glue.

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Add a sweet little Santa's hat by cutting a small round of white sugarpaste and snipping it around the edge for a 'fluffy' look.

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Create a cone shape from red sugarpaste to form the main part of the hat and to finish, add a small ball of white sugarpaste to the top for the bobble. 

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Voila! Your robin is now ready to sit proudly on your Christmas cake.


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