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Giant Cupcake Candy Melt Base

Posted by mrsvb78 This tutorial was made for all those decorators needing help with making a chocolate base for a giant cupcake. It is very easy and so effective and neat, saves trying to get fondant into the grooves and it's smooth and flawless. List of Materials 1 bag candy melts, Wilton Giant cupcake tin, Spatula, 1. Melt 1/4 a bag of candy melts 2. 'paint' a thin layer of chocolate into the cake tin base (I used my finger as it was the easier) 3. Make sure you get into all the grooves and don't have any airbubbles. 4. Put it in the fridge to set for... read more

How to Make a Death Star Cake

Posted by Smurfesque This Death Star Cake was such fun to make that you just won't know when to stop! It is made of Dark Chocolate Mud Cake and filled and covered in Dark Chocolate Ganache then grey Sugar-paste. Use two 8.5" or 9" metal kitchen bowls to bake the cakes. List of Materials Dark Chocolate Mud Cake Ingredients to fill two 8.5" metal bowls 500g unsalted butter 500g dark chocolate 2 tablespoon instant coffee 2-2/3 cups warm water 3 cups self raising flour 2 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup cocoa 4 eggs 2 teaspoon vanilla Dark Chocolate Ganache Ingredients 1.2 kg... read more

Mr and Mrs Potato Head for Easter from a Chocolate Egg for Easter

Posted by nataliehix This is to show you how to make a Mr or Mrs Potato Head figure from a chocolate egg (i used a cadbury's creme egg) which is the same size as an egg. This is perfect for doing over the school holidays with the children, as it is fun, quick and easy to do. List of Materials Chocolate egg (mine was the size of a chicken egg) Fondant or Marzipan Melted chocolate or candy coating Paste colours Make 2 tear drop shapes for shoes, in colour of your choice. Make sure that they are the right scale, and then spread a small amount of candy on the... read more

Decorated Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Posted by sugarkissed_net Easy to decorate chocoloate chip cookie dough truffles made with raw cookie dough that is egg-free List of Materials 1/2 cup unsalted butter brought to room temperature 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup light brown suger 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips chocolate candy wafers sprinkles Start by creaming 1/2 cup of unsalted butter that is at room temperature, 1/4 cup of granulated sugar, and 1/2 cup of light brown sugar together. With an electric mixer, this will take just a... read more

how I made my candy/chocolate tacos

Posted by natou I gathered some ideas from the internet and this is what I did. List of Materials candy melts, coconut, brownies, starburst candy, gummy candies, icing trace a 6'' to 8'' circle on a piece of paper and then put a piece of wax paper on top. Spread some black color sugar on wax paper. Melt yellow chocolate at 50 % in microwave and fill the circle on your wax paper. let the chocolate get a little hard, until the shinny of the chocolate is turning dull. In the meantime, crumble your baked and cooled down brownies on the... read more

Pear and Chocolate Sponge

Posted by Anonymous Pear and chocolate sponge is a delicious gateau which you could serve either as a dessert or for a special afternoon tea. Pear and Chocolate Sponge Ingredients 3/4 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup castor sugar 3 eggs 1 1/3 cups self-rising flour 2 cups confectioners' sugar 1 cup butter, softened 2 tablespoons baking cocoa 1 tablespoon boiling water, or as needed 1 dash vanilla extract 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 6 canned pear halves 7 walnut halves Instructions 1 Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease and... read more

Chambord Cream Cheese Raspberry filling

Posted by stresseddesserts This recipe goes great with my Pink Velvet buttermilk WASC cake recipe Ingredients 8 oz Cream Cheese (soften) 8 oz unsalted butter (soften) 1 tsp vanilla 1tsp salt 2 Tbls Chambord liquer 10 cups powder sugar 8 oz pkg fresh raspberries Raspberry Puree to soak cake layers 2 cups fresh or frozen raspberries 1 cup water 1 cup sugar half a lemon juice (cook for about 10 min on med. add to a blender to puree it & then thru a sieve to remove seeds. cool in fridge) Instructions Cream creamcheese & butter, then add... read more

Eggless Chocolate Cake(Vegan Friendly)

Posted by Ericakay This cake is eggless, but also can have substitute with milk to make Vegan Friendly Cake! Taste awsome!!! Ingredients All Purpose flour – 2 Cups Salt – 1 teaspoon Baking Powder – 1 teaspoon Unsweetened Cocoa Powder – ¾ cups Granulated Sugar – 2 cups Vegetable Oil – 1 cup (I only use Canola Oil) Hot Coffee – 1 cup (I mixed 1.25 teaspoons of instant coffee powder w/ 1 cup of hot water) Milk – 1 cup (I used 2% milk) Silken Tofu, pureed – ½ cup (I used Nasoya Brand Silken Tofu) Vanilla Extract – 1 teaspoon *For Vegan... read more

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