How to Model Edible Pine Cones

The perfect addition to your Autumn or Winter bakes!

Image credit: pine cones

The perfect addition to your Winter or Christmas bakes!

You will need:

Edibles:

Equipment:

  • 100g dark modelling chocolate (Vera Miklas)
  • mushroom petal dust
  • cocktail sticks

1

Use the dark modelling chocolate to make a cone shape as shown.

2

Roll out small balls of dark modelling chocolate.

3

Flatten out each ball between your fingers, these will create the ‘petals’ of the pine cone.

4

Put the teardrop shape onto a cocktail stick so that it doesn't melt in your hand while assembling the pine cone.

5

Add the petals starting at the top and working your way down as shown. 

6

Dust the pine cones with the mushroom petal dust.

Top Tip

  • If you are using these to decorate a Christmas Cake you can make the pinecones in advance so it's quick to assemble during the busy festive period!

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