Chocolate Cake Writing Video

Chocolate Cake Writing Video Tutorial

This video tutorial shows how to write the words, Happy Birthday Catherine onto a cake using melted chocolate and an edible plaque. For the writing, I use melted chocolate combined with vegetable oil to thin the chocolate enough for writing. For the … Continue reading

Gingerbread Birdhouse by Jamie Moon

Gingerbread Birdhouse

Check out this amazing gingerbread cookie birdhouse made by Jamie Moon of Love Blossoms Cakery. This piece was awarded runner up in Cake Central’s Gingerbread Birdhouse Inspiration Challenge. The 3D cardinal figurine was made of modeling chocolate. Jamie made a gingerbread pine cone and gingerbread pine needles. … Continue reading

How to Make Modeling Chocolate Figurines

Modeling Chocolate Figurines

VIDEO: How to Make Modeling Chocolate Figurines Here is a video in fast forward figurine-making with modeling chocolate and royal icing. These tiny carolers were added as decoration to the Winter Gingerbread House Village. These modeling chocolate figurines are both decorated and held together … Continue reading

Chocolate Quilted Cookie House

Chocolate Quilted Gingerbread House

This chocolate quilted harlequin gingerbread house is made from gingerbread cookie dough and royal icing. This house was a little topsy turvy shaped for a whimsical effect. The little figurines are made entirely of modeling chocolate. Follow this link to watch the video … Continue reading

Cake Drop

Cake Dropping Demolition by Wicked Goodies

 VIDEO: Cake Drop In October, I made two fake bread cakes, one square and one round. Each one I decorated twice to make a total of four cake designs, including the one shown here. The decorating process was filmed and photographed … Continue reading

On a Magazine Cover

Chocolate Illusion Cake by Wicked Goodies

My “Chocolate Optical Illusion Cake” design is on the cover of the November chocolate edition of Cake Masters Magazine! > You can sample the article it here < > Or buy a copy of the issue here < You can also scroll down to … Continue reading

Chocolate Skulls Video

Modeling Chocolate Skull Decorations

These 3D modeling chocolate skull decorations were used as garnish along with modeling chocolate lace garter belts on this brightly colored topsy turvy cake with circus stripes. If you follow this link, you can view the tools that I use in the video … Continue reading

How to Make a Skull Cake

How to Make a Skull Cake by Wicked Goodies

According to Mexican tradition, on the Day of the Dead, the elegant skull represents both the death of beauty and the beauty of death, a cake decorator’s paradox. The decorations on this skull cake were crafted from modeling chocolate. The cake was … Continue reading

Modeling Chocolate Rose Tutorial

Modeling Chocolate Roses

This whimsical rose style that is quite popular with fondant can also be executed using rolled modeling chocolate. The same fold-and-roll technique applies. It’s a simple approach. This is a video excerpt from the book Cake Decorating with Modeling Chocolate Chapter 6 – Flowers … Continue reading

How to Make Modeling Chocolate Video

Modeling Chocolate Video Instructions

This is a video supplement to Chapter 1 from the book, Cake Decorating with Modeling Chocolate, which demonstrates how to make modeling chocolate out of chocolate + sugar syrup. The sugar syrup can be corn syrup, liquid glucose, golden syrup or rice syrup … Continue reading

Cake Competition Winners

Cake Competition Results

Here are the top 5 cake finalists. (The winner is announced at the end of the post) TOP 5 FINALISTS of the Cake Decorating with Modeling Chocolate Competition Tonto Cake made by Tim Sullivan of Cakes by Timbo “This is a … Continue reading

Breast Wishes Cake Tutorial

3D Boob Cake Tutorial

I made this booby cake decorated with smooth buttercream and modeling chocolate for a fundraising event in honor my friend, Laura, who is winning a fight against breast cancer. Go, Laura! It was a huge cake – each boob was … Continue reading

Book Trailer

Kristen Coniaris of Wicked Goodies

Here is the book trailer for Cake Decorating with Modeling Chocolate. Book Trailer, Cake Decorating with Modeling Chocolate Free Tutorials … Continue reading

Leopard Print Modeling Chocolate

Leopard Print Modeling Chocolate Tutorial

One of the advantages of using modeling chocolate (over fondant) for cake designs is that it can be seamlessly inlaid with patterns such as animal prints. That means, decorations can be embedded into a smooth buttercream frosted cake surface. Here is how to make a … Continue reading

You Be the Judge

Vote for the Cake

VOTING IS NOW CLOSED. Results will be announced on Sunday, Sep 15th Wow, there were some impressive entries in the Cake Decorating with Modeling Chocolate Competition. Thanks to all the talented dessert artists who submitted photos! There were many great … Continue reading

How to Make an Owl Cake

3D Owl Cake Tutorial

No carving involved! How wise is that? This step-by-step tutorial demonstrates how to make a 3D owl cake baked in a bowl, frosted with buttercream and decorated with modeling chocolate. Tips: Half Sphere Cake Tutorial   Items Needed Half sphere … Continue reading

How to Marbleize Modeling Chocolate

Marlbed Modeling Chocolate Tutorial

Modeling chocolate, also known as modelling chocolate, moulding chocolate, or chocolate clay, can be marbled in infinite ways. It’s an easy technique that involves twisting and folding two or more colors together repeatedly. The results may be used to render cloudy sky, … Continue reading

How to Make a Sphere Cakes

Sphere Cake Tutorial

This tutorial demonstrates how to bake, slice, fill and frost cakes in the shape of hemispheres and full spheres without any carving. With this simple shape, you can build all kinds of 3D sculpted cakes including soccer balls, basketballs, planets, … Continue reading

How to Make a Boat Cake

3D Boat Cake Tutorial

This 3D cake adventure involves modeling chocolate, piped chocolate, malt balls, buttercream frosting, wood dowel infrastructure, carved cake construction, and Pepperidge Farm Pirouette Rolled Wafers. This boat wedding cake was designed for a couple that met at the 2009 San Diego Singles Conference on … Continue reading

How to Roll Modeling Chocolate Videos

How to Roll Modeling Chocolate

  Using both a pasta machine and a plastic rolling pin, these two video tutorials demonstrate how to roll modeling chocolate. For thinner, more consistent sheets of modeling chocolate, I recommend using the pasta machine method. VIDEO: How to Roll … Continue reading