40something Posted 17 Jan 2010 , 1:26pm
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I am new to cake decorating. I have seen a weeding cake with the frosting that looks like a birch bark tree.

I would love to have the instructions on how this was done for my son's wedding cake. can anyone help me!

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antonia74 Posted 19 Jan 2010 , 1:56am
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One way is to just pipe horizontal striped chocolate accents on the white background. Here's two examples from the galleries by MimiStacie and Khoudek that are easy to see....
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Debi2 Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 11:52pm
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I would think you could paint the brown on with chocolate paint. I've seen a tutorial somewhere....might be here on CC. If not here...try youtube.com. Hope this helps. Cool cake!

kaat Posted 5 Mar 2010 , 12:00am
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I did this with chocolate and a wood graining tool. Instructions were from Martha Stewart. Not as hard as it looks.
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Debi2 Posted 5 Mar 2010 , 12:05am
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Hi 40Something....I found the "cocoa paint" (I called it chocolate paint...sorry). Here's the link. www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Pw1D0uXEVw

Deanna78 Posted 8 Aug 2010 , 3:58pm
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Did you get any more info on doing this or have you done it and have some tips? I was just asked to do my cousins wedding cake as a birch tree in May 2011 and trying to find some tips to practice. Tahnks!

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