How will you like it if your cake will be wrapped up in a glossy seamless band decorated by Chocolate? Wouldn’t that be your dreams fulfilling infront of your eyes? Well, hold up your dreamy world cause it can be done. The wrapped up cake might seem complicated but a good guidance will let you smoothly finish the process with excellence. We will guide you on how to use Chocolate Transfer Sheets to wrap a cake in Chocolate and decorate the top of your cake.
Firstly collect and put together several special ingredients which are acetate sheets embossed with Cocoa Butter and Cocoa Powder food coloring. Now, when the wet chocolate is spread on the sheets, the design transfers to the Chocolate, it will produce a lovely visual effect.
You will also need Chocolate Flavored candy coating or Molding Chocolate. You can use Tempered Chocolate as well but it is more time-consuming and is not very detailed. It is advisable for beginners to use candy coating as it is a more reliable substance.
The amount of candy coating needed will vary depending on your project, but you will probably want at least 12 ounces to wrap a small cake. Next, you will need an offset metal spatula to easily spread the Chocolate in a thin, even layer. You might also want a pastry bag and tips to finish decorating the cake.
Once the Chocolate has begun to set but not exactly hard, you can cut it into your desired shapes. One of the easiest ways to do this is to use a large sharp knife. Simply press the knife down into the Chocolate and create squares, rectangles, or triangles.
If you find that a good amount of Chocolate sticking to the knife, wait for another minute or two for the Chocolate to set further. After you have made the cuts, let the Chocolate set completely at room temperature, or speed up the process by carefully placing the sheet in the refrigerator.
Chocolate Flavored candy coating is flavored like Chocolate, but has vegetable or palm oils instead of cocoa butter. Chocolate Transfer Sheets are often sold at cake decorating stores and on the Internet. There is an additional tutorial with several different examples of using transfer sheets to decorate cakes, cupcakes, and dipped cookies or candy.
Are you ready for the yummy cake to make your special friend happy?