How Do I Cut A Chocolate Paneled Cake

Decorating By kenidicalamity Updated 19 Sep 2015 , 4:00pm by -K8memphis

kenidicalamity Posted 19 Sep 2015 , 3:10pm
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I have been asked to make a chocolate paneled wedding cake, which seems easy enough, however i am not really sure how to cut into it when it needs to be served. I don't want the panels to shatter when cut, or fall off the cake entirely, but I haven't done a whole lot of work with chocolate or candy melts before. I can't imagine these panels being a consistency that would allow them to stand up around the cake, yet also be sliced easily.

Here is a link to a cake that has the paneled look I am talking about: http://www.maisiefantaisie.co.uk/belgian-chocolate-wedding-cake.html

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-K8memphis Posted 19 Sep 2015 , 4:00pm
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the cake servers just move them over to cut or remove them and place on whichever cake serving -- they don't shatter -- so no the panels are not sliced they just scoot them over to get in the first cut -- or like 'open' one of them

to remove them they would just slice them off from the icing as they serve the cake -- it's pretty straight forward once you get into it


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