Scrolls On Cake

Decorating By sister340 Updated 6 Dec 2009 , 7:20pm by Rikki0422

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sister340 Posted 6 Dec 2009 , 8:14am
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I was thinking I'd made scrolls on a wedding cake with modeling chocolate. But after messing around with it, I don't think I can get the chocolate rolled thinly enough to make the look she is wanting. So I guess I'll pipe chocolate buttercream. Will that stick to the fondant and ribbon okay? It's on top of the ribbon. How is a good way to get the buttercream a dark brown?

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sherrycanary62 Posted 6 Dec 2009 , 2:08pm
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I am no expert but I have piped buttercream onto fondant and it stayed on fine (see the chocolate heart cake in my gallery). I don't know if it will stick to ribbon or not...what about making chocolate mmf and rolling (or if you have a clay gun, extruding) thin ropes that you can shape into scrolls

As for dark chocolate can use a crusting fudge buttercream recipe I would think.


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JenniferMI Posted 6 Dec 2009 , 3:33pm
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Piping will stick fine.

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kakeladi Posted 6 Dec 2009 , 7:07pm
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Getting a rich brown color:
Add Dutch cocoa powder & brown gel color. I don't measure my cocoa.....just add until I get the color & taste I want. If it get thick - probably will - just add some liquid (can be whipping cream, milk or water as preferred).

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Rikki0422 Posted 6 Dec 2009 , 7:20pm
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You also can actually melt chocolate/dark chocolate and use it for piping too!

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