Can Anyone Give Tips For This Cake Please

Decorating By mistiblu33 Updated 20 Feb 2012 , 9:16pm by TexasSugar

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mistiblu33 Posted 20 Feb 2012 , 2:14pm
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Can anyone help me with this cake please? i dont usually work with chocolate, but am thinking chocolate covering paste, spray with clear spray, then im guessing melting down chocolate to stick the maltesers on, anyone have any tips? thankyou
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jamawoops Posted 20 Feb 2012 , 2:30pm
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It looks like it could be chocolate fondant that they steamed after covering each tier and stacking, or ganache poured over each tier and left to firm up before stacking. From what I understand, if you steam fondant it will make it sticky enough to attach something directly to it without using anything else. The melted chocolate would work to attach things too though.

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Herekittykitty Posted 20 Feb 2012 , 5:54pm
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Looks like poured ganache to me.

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jgifford Posted 20 Feb 2012 , 7:21pm
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While steaming your fondant will make it shiny, I don't think it will get sticky enough for this. You'd be better off using melted chocolate or piping gel to attach to it.

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jamawoops Posted 20 Feb 2012 , 7:59pm
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While steaming your fondant will make it shiny, I don't think it will get sticky enough for this. You'd be better off using melted chocolate or piping gel to attach to it.




Good to know! Thanks jgifford!!

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TexasSugar Posted 20 Feb 2012 , 9:16pm
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Originally Posted by Herekittykitty

Looks like poured ganache to me.




That is what I see as well.

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