I love the beautiful lace you can make using melted chocolate or candy melts. It creates a pretty design on top of your cake, and it’s easy to do.
This is a perfect cake for a birthday, dessert, dinner party, holiday or special event.
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You will Need:
Baked and cooled cake – Frosted with buttercream (I made a devil’s food cake -see cake recipes)
Buttercream (see recipe below)
Chocolate bar (I used dark chocolate 70% cocoa)
(optional: use chocolate chips or candy melts)
Cookie cocoa batons (I used Trader Joe’s brand)
Disposable decorating bag or freezer bags
Chocolate candy balls (I used chocolate truffles)
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Easy Buttercream Decorator’s Frosting
1 cup softened butter
1 cup shortening (Crisco or Great Value Walmart brand are good)
4 – 6 cups of sifted powdered sugar
1-2 teaspoons clear extract (I use many but mostly like pure almond)
Milk if needed to thin buttercream
Beat butter and shortening until well blended. Slowly add one-half cup of powdered sugar at a time until you get the consistency you like. Beat well until smooth.
Can be stored in a covered container in the refrigerator.
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