There are certain challenges within a pastry chef or cake decorating aficionado's career in which the just average practitioners are separated from the Wolfgang Puck-like ones. This intense and impressive tree cake is one of those challenges.
Check out this two-part video series to learn how to put together a tall tree cake complete with icing branches, iced leaves in various colors, and even iced owls and iced birds' nests. Difficult? You bet. Pretty freakin' awesome? Definitely.