Karen's Kakery

Advice please - where best to learn Hand modelling in chocolate 16

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...

SweetKOKEKO by Arantxa

Paints for airbrushing modelling chocolate 7

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...

Modelling Chocolate - Make or Buy ? 13

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...

Mr Baker's Cakes

Which Brand of Modelling Chocolate? 10

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...

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Modelling chocolate help!? 8

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...

does anyone make their own modelling chocolate? 7

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...

Modelling chocolate 5

Can anyone advise the best way to make (white) modelling chocolate? Is it as easy to cover a cake with as fondant? I’m making a builders hard hat cake and was going to use a real hard hat (new and clean) as a mould and pour melted candy melts in...

Melanie Jane Wright

Modelling chocolate 3

I was thinking of having a go at making modelling chocolate to make a figure but as I have never worked with it before I amnit sure how to colour it. I have seen some amazing work in modelling chocolate. Can you use your existing food colours?

Karen

Tylo and modelling chocolate. 1

Morning. Quick question if anyone can help. Can you add tylo to modelling chocolate ??? I want to make a log for a monkey to sit on but I have used modelling choc For the majority of the dec’s but don’t think it will firm up enough or stay...

DeniseRayArtworks

Hello - Newbie here :) 15

Hi everyone! My name is Denise and I’m from Cochrane, Alberta Canada. I have been following and using this site for tips / tricks since I started cake decorating around Halloween. Love all the posts and amazing cake artists on here! I am a novice...

Starry Delights

Blending fondant 11

Hi I was just wondering how do you blend seams on your cakes or decorations without leaving a line or mark? I know you can do that with modelling chocolate but is it possible to achieve this smooth transition with fondant?

Klimbim

Happy New Year! 3

Hello everybody, I am Jacky from Wuppertal in Germany. I just found this page a few minutes ago and am already so impressed by all the creativity here! Can’t wait to discover all your beautiful cakes, creations and tutorials! I am an admirer...

FEATHERS? 1

I’ve been asked to make a Cher-themed cake. Trouble enough…but then..they requested Cher in her Half-breed regalia. ???? How do I make a feather headdress? I am making Cher out of modelling chocolate from the waist up and I would like to have...

Angelic Cakes By Sarah

How to fix a very heavy topper to the SIDE of a cake 1

Hi everyone, I am making a “fishing” cake and have a 25 cm modelling chocolate trout that I need to put on the side of the cake without it ripping out (as if the fish was being pulled out the water). The fish needs to be as realistic as possible...

Flowers made with modeling chocolate 1

Hi. I tried to use a ball tool for the first time on sum petals that I had cut out of some modelling chocolate I had made (again first time) but the ball tool just stuck to the choc and dragged it. Should I hav let it sit a while to harden 1st?...

Modeling chocolat within 29 °c .. 3

Please who can give me an help, I live in the Caraibean island, and I want to make chocolat figurine, but it stick all the time, any idea to help me please ? thanks

Sandra Smiley

Dolly Parton 89

Made of modeling chocolate for the “Music Around The World”

Sandra Smiley

Willie Nelson 78

Made for the “Music Around The World” collaboration from modeling chocolate.

miettes

Calling in some ideas... please! 8

Hi all, I am asked to make a cake for a gentleman who is turning 60 and who is also a judge… No fondant cover, just chocolate ganache as the finish look. And since I am a novice at modelling with sugar, I don’t think I can do elaborate sugar...

CuriAUSSIEty  Cakes

CakesDecor Gazette issue 5.11 / November 2016 5

Another wonderful month of cakes has passed and I so wish I could have shown them all they were all so good. The collaborations that came out in October were off the charts with some of the best pieces I think I have seen all year. I also had the...

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