What can you use to decorate a chocolate cake?

What can you use to decorate a chocolate cake?

Did you make this recipe?

  1. Spread Nutella on top of your cake for a sophisticated presentation.
  2. Add nuts or fruit for a rustic option.
  3. Crush up candy pieces to make a crunchy, sweet topping.
  4. Make a frosting drizzle for a tasty, decorative option.

How can I decorate a chocolate cake without icing?

6 Quick Ways to Decorate a Cake Without Frosting

  1. Whipped Cream. Looks like frosting, but it’s not.
  2. Glaze. When it comes to Bundt cakes, glaze (or even caramel sauce) is a much better choice then frosting.
  3. Powdered Sugar.
  4. Chocolate or Caramel Sauce.
  5. Fresh Fruit.
  6. Syrups + Edible Flowers.

Can you decorate a chocolate cake?

Chocolate is one of our favourite ways to decorate a cake. It can be melted, mixed with cream to make ganache or you can simply use cocoa powder as a light dusting for your cake. And it doesn’t have to be a chocolate cake that you cover with chocolate either – you can cover whichever cake you prefer.

How do you get sweets to stick to a cake?

Apply melted chocolate to a small area of the cake board in front of the cake to secure some sweets in place. Then begin to apply melted chocolate to the dowels and attach sweets. You can leave a gap at the top as this will be covered by the sweet packet.

Can I use melted chocolate to decorate cookies?

Melt chocolate melts (in whatever color you choose), and put in a piping bag. This will give you good control for decorating the cookie, though it’s not strictly necessary. Outline the cookie shape, then flood it with the warm, melty chocolate. Just like you would for making royal icing cookies.

What can I use if I don’t have frosting?

How do you make a chocolate birthday cake?

200g golden caster sugar

  • 200g unsalted butter,softened plus extra for the tins
  • 4 large eggs
  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • How to make the best chocolate birthday cake from scratch?

    – Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Butter and flour 2 (9-inch) round cake pans. – In a large bowl, stir together brown sugar, peanut butter, and oil until combined and creamy. – In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. – Bake until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, 25 to 30 minutes.

    How to bake the perfect birthday cake?

    Place softened butter and granulated sugar into stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment and mix on medium for 1-2 minutes.

  • Add milk,oil,vanilla,and eggs and mix on medium for one minute or until ingredients are fully incorporated.
  • Place dry ingredients into stand mixer and mix on low until fully combined about 1 minute.
  • How to make classic birthday cake?

    For the cake: Heat oven to 350 degrees.

  • In a large bowl,whisk the flour,baking powder,salt and baking soda together; set aside.
  • In a large bowl,or in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment,combine the butter,sugar and light brown sugar.
  • With the mixer on low,gently beat in 1/3 of the flour mixture.