Macaron Christmas Tree

What You’ll Need:

{Green Macarons} – preferably on the small/mini side, filled with Tea Buttercream

{Tea Buttercream}

2 sticks unsalted butter
2 Tbsp loose leaf tea (I used Laduree’s Josephine)
1 cup powdered sugar, sifted
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 cup almond meal
zest of 1 lemon
1/2 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp orange blossom water

{For the Vignette}

wrapping paper
hot glue gun
small 3″ x 6″ styrofoam cone
toothpicks
royal icing
cloche that fits the tree height
cake stand
unsweetened coconut, to use as snow
large spatula
mini tassels, to decorate cake stand
decorative ribbon
small decorative items to place around the tree (I’ve used wrapped

Melange Ladurée tea bags)
3″ x 4″ cello bags & tape, optional

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