AI want to make a hunting themed cake forum boyfriends birthday. I am wondering how to do a textured tree bark. Maybe with some brown sugar or crushed Oreos. Any ideas?
I love the chocolate tree bark. There are also impression mats out there that have the tree bark design.
This may be more rustic/simplistic than you are looking for, but I found dragging the tines of a fork through chocolate ganache makes very easy yet realistic bark. Add a few circular motions for knot holes and you're set. Took me about 5 minutes Christmas morning (all the time I had!) to do this:
Wish I had seen this at the beginning of the week, I made a cake with a standing bear, but I was never quite happy with the tree stump or the bear. The birthday girl loved it. Sigh..