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5,149 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

modeling chocolate vs fondant/gumpaste for figures

Girls I need your opinion. Since I have only worked with fondant and gum paste I would like to use modeling chocolate for my figurines. I’m making a under sea cake with the octonauts characters on top and cupcakes also decorated with a shell on...

880 views, 1 by The Moonlight Hare

The Moonlight Hare

Advice please - where best to learn Hand modelling in chocolate

Hi cake friends. I’m feeling ready to learn a new skill and would love to learn how to model chocolate so I can offer another dimension to my cake decorating skills. (And who doesn’t like chocolate??!!) Do you have any advice on where best to...

103,392 views, 5 by Laura Loukaides

Laura Loukaides

Working with Chocolate Ganache

Hi everyone, I was wondering if you could help me out a bit. You see, I’ve been wanting to start using Chocolate Ganache in my cakes for a while, a change from using Butter-cream all the time, but I need to know a little more about it before I...

996 views, 0 by ChristopherJames

Modelling Chocolate - Make or Buy ?

Hi everyone! I have a ‘sculpting’ project coming up soon and need a bit of practice because it’s been a while since I did any in clay! So the question is do I make my own modelling chocolate or buy pre made? If I buy it, which brand and type...

934 views, 7 by Christine Kerr

Christine Kerr

Chocolate work

Hi all, here are a few photos of some of my chocolate work. I have done some marbled shards one one wedding cake, plain white chocolate shards for another, and another popular choice is a chocolate box. These are hollow inside, and you fill them...

2,394 views, 4 by Becky Pendergraft

Becky Pendergraft

Chocolate Espresso Cupcake Recipe

In honor of Valentine’s Day, thought I’d share what is my ABSOLUTE favorite chocolate cupcake recipe – my super-moist chocolate espresso! I have paired this delectable cupcake with so many different flavors of frostings – peppermint white...

1,217 views, 0 by Mr Baker's Cakes

Mr Baker's Cakes

Which Brand of Modelling Chocolate?

Hi everyone, Sorry if I’m repeating something that has been asked before, but a quick search didn’t reveal anything. Normally, if I need to use modelling chocolate I make it myself, but I have a couple of big projects coming up and would...

4,106 views, 0 by Tammy

Tammy

Help! need a chocolate buttercream frosting recipe

i have been in search of a chocolate buttercream frosting recipe since i started doing cakes. all the ones i’ve tried have been good, but nothing that blew me away. most recipes i have seen call for milk or cream. however, i need one the does...

5,045 views, 6 by Becky Pendergraft

Becky Pendergraft

White Chocolate Peppermint Buttercream

Just thought I’d share what was one of my favorite recipes from last Christmas :) I used this frosting recipe with my chocolate espresso cupcakes (look in my cake photos at the Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes). Hope you all enjoy as much as I did! ...

5,486 views, 0 by Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Help with Modeling Chocolate

I usually make my figures/flowers out of gumpaste and fondant but I wanted to try something new so I decided why not try modeling chocolate. After 4 failed attempts at making the chocolate myself I ended up buying a tub of it from Global Sugar...

3,005 views, 0 by BeesNees

BeesNees

Chocolate cigarellos & roses

Hi all I have a cake to do coming up which involves a lot of chocolate cigarellos and chocolate roses (both white and dark – with molding chocolate). I haven’t done much work with chocolate to date, so if anyone has any pointers or words of...

1,844 views, 2 by Ange

Ange

Wanted the Ultimate Chocolate Mud Cake Recipe

Hello All I’m new on here & I tried to do a post yesterday but I can’t seem to locate it so I hope I haven’t repeated.. I have been trying to find the ultimate chocolate mudcake recipe that is dense yet not heavy – fudgy or caramel taste yet...

791 views, 1 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Modelling chocolate help!?

Ive just made a batch of modelling choc, left it overnight and when ive chopped a piece off to work with today its very crumbly and wont stick together. I just about got it to stick together when I kneaded it, but it wont roll out without...

2,292 views, 1 by cakealicious77

cakealicious77

Chocolate cake recipe

Hi everybody, I’m looking for a chocolate cake recipe which is moist. I’ve come across a few recipes which I’ve tried but I’m not satisfied, it’s for a very important cake and any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks :-)

1,234 views, 0 by marge1

does anyone make their own modelling chocolate?

Would you recommend making it or buying ready made? I’m fairly new to fondant modelling, but hav been interested in the models shaped with chocolate on tv shows. I am in the uk and the recipes i have seen are US. What os corn oil, any particular...

674 views, 1 by kim

kim

piping chocolate

Hi everyone I am new here and a begginer to the world of cake decorating I am making a chocolate cake covered with chocolate and wanting to pipe a shell border around the top and bottom of the cake like you can with royal icing i have tried...

1,720 views, 3 by SweetKOKEKO by Arantxa

SweetKOKEKO by Arantxa

Paints for airbrushing modelling chocolate

Hello!! I want to make a cake and cover it with white modelling chocolate. I also want to use my airbrush on the cake and I know the paintings need to be oil based. So the question is has anybody airbrushed white chocolate modelling? With wich...

5,785 views, 3 by Paul Delaney of Delaneys cakes

I'm after the best modeling chocolate recipe

Hi, Can someone share a good modeling chocolate recipe with me as I see alot of decorators using it on this forum.I assume it has been discussed in depth here many times ,but I am still learning how to navigate and search on this sight and find...

3,135 views, 1 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

White chocolate buttercream filling

Hi, bakers, I’ve been requested to fill a cake with a white chocolate buttercream filling. Whenever I ‘ve done a white chocolate ganache, I’ve used a 3:1 ratio – but since this is for a buttercream-type filling, I’m not sure of the ratio. If...

3,868 views, 0 by Cup & Cakes

Cup & Cakes

Modeling Chocolate..... Making Sticky Sweat beads !?!

Hi Everyone, I made a Modeling Chocolate Figure a week before i had to deliver the cake. Because we live in a humid area I listened and kept it in a dry place….. BUT when I got to it, it started making little sweat beads… all sticky. I tried...