Easy Chocolate Wedding Style Cake

 

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Skill Level: Beginner
HD Lessons: 11
Decoration Time: 4 hours approx

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Cake

  • 4” Round Chocolate Cake
  • 6” Round Chocolate Cake
  • 8” Round Chocolate Cake

Ganache

  • 1 Kg White Chocolate Ganache
  • 500g Milk Chocolate Ganache
  • 1.5 Kg Dark Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Sauce

  • 250 ml Whole Fat Milk
  • 170 ml Double Cream
  • 100 g Caster Sugar
  • 130 ml Water
  • 1,5Kg Chocolate
  • 70g Glucose Liquid

Sugarpaste

  • 500g White Chocolate Sugarpaste

Fruit

  • 6 x Medium to Large Strawberries
  • Punnet of Raspberries
  • ½ punnet of Red and Green Grapes
  • Handful of Cherries
  • Foliage – personal preference

Cake Card and Drums

  • 12” Round Cake Drum
  • 10” Round Cake Drum
  • 8” Round Cake Drum
  • 6” Round Cake Drum
  • 4” Round Cake Drum

Ribbon

  • Brown Ribbon
  • Gold Ribbon

Knives

  • Carving Knife
  • Large Sharp Knife
  • Metal Scraper
  • Palette Knife

Cakey Tools

  • Plastic Dowels 4 x 12”
  • Cooling Rack
  • Baking Paper
  • Rolling Pin
  • Cake Smoothers

Other

  • Glue Stick
  • Pen or Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Heavy Base Pot
  • Cocktail sticks

DIY Tools

  • Spirit Level

Paul describes this simple chocolate cake as his dream wedding cake and we can see why! Not only does it look beautiful, but it uses white, milk and dark chocolate ganache with a touch of Baileys…truly decadent! This is a very simple cake to make, is perfect for a number of occasions and easy to adapt throughout the year by using seasonal fruit and foliage, making it a very versatile design.

Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford´s mission is to ‘Empower people to achieve their cake decorating dreams’ by providing a range of cake decorating courses and online tutorials through their website, which currently teaches 160,000+ students.  
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