How Do I Cover A Cake In Chocolate

Decorating By Amy33 Updated 17 Oct 2008 , 9:02pm by JodieF

Amy33 Posted 17 Oct 2008 , 8:36pm
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I'm making a cake for my churchs fall festival i want it to be a 3 teir cake covered in smooth chocolate...i'm thinking maybe a chocolate ganache or chocolte fondant but i have NO idea how to do this...i've used fondant before and i hate the taste...does chocolte taste better? is there an easy way to cover a smooth chocolate cake? thanks

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JanH Posted 17 Oct 2008 , 8:57pm
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Everything you ever wanted to know about ganache:
(Master and other recipes including white chocolate. How to glaze, smooth, stack

http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-497433-.html

Chocolate 101:

http://tinyurl.com/ytby97

Everything you ever wanted to know about making your 1st tiered/stacked/layer cake:

http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-605188-.html

HTH

archanac Posted 17 Oct 2008 , 8:57pm
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You can try candy clay--it's kinda like the chocolate version of fondant. Tastes like tootsie rolls to me. The recipe is:

http://www.cakecentral.com/cake_recipe-1985-Candy-Clay-for-Modeling--3D-Figures.html

JodieF Posted 17 Oct 2008 , 9:02pm
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Chocolate Pettinice is delicious and so lovely to work with!

Jodie

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