Chocolate River?

Decorating By Pritter_glincess Updated 29 Jul 2012 , 9:47pm by kakeladi

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Pritter_glincess Posted 29 Jul 2012 , 4:02pm
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Hi all.
I apologies in advance if this has already been asked. I have been asked to make a Charlie and the chocolate factory cake for my nieces 18th birthday party. And she wants one with a chocolate river running down the front.
Could anybody advise me how I would do this?

It would need to be similar to this -¤t=024.jpg&newest=1

Thank you.
Laura [/u]

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mommyle Posted 29 Jul 2012 , 4:37pm
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You need to go to Cake Boss for that. He covered pvc pipes with fudge and had a choc fountain pouring the choc out of the cake.

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DeniseNH Posted 29 Jul 2012 , 5:14pm
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From what I see, the chocolate river has solidified, and is no longer "running". To do this you need warm but not hot melted chocolate or Merkins chocolate nibs. Then on a fondant covered cake that is room temp (not cold from the fridge) you need to pour the chocolate down the front of the cake - making sure that you catch any runoff in a dish. Neaten up the end of the river and pop it into the refrigerator to harden. It's quite simple, all the best.

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kakeladi Posted 29 Jul 2012 , 9:47pm
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I agree w/'s just poured over the fondant covered cake.

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