How To Make Chocolate Pleat Collars

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Serendipity.cakes Posted 11 Mar 2016 , 3:31pm
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Anyone have any suggestions on how to do this technique?[postimage id="2940" thumb="900"]

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Apti Posted 12 Mar 2016 , 6:13am
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Look up the UK decorator Paul Bradford.  He does all sorts of fancy stuff with chocolate and offers tutorials for sale.

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Shazza65 Posted 13 Mar 2016 , 11:15am
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I'd suggest using modelling chocolate put through a pasta maker.  It's still malleable enough afterwards to fold into pleats

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-K8memphis Posted 13 Mar 2016 , 2:01pm
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i would roll out/trim the modeling choco then insert dowel to make the pleats and apply it to the cake -- i'd work on my marble top so i can control the heat -- you want it warmer (more flexible) to roll out and slide in the dowel then cooler (firmer) to pick it up and apply it -- marble helps w/that -- then you can just use (the heat from) your finger to smooth over any cut edges -- might knead in a tad of fondant -- maybe maybe not

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