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Cake Decorations

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It's the little touches that can take a cake from basic to beautiful. You don't need to be a pastry chef to make a beautiful dessert. With a few simple ingredients (and sometimes a little patience) you can add that little extra step that will make your cakes stand out.

Candied flowers, chocolate leaves, colored sugar, tinted coconut, and even molded chocolate shapes can all be added to even the simplest of cake recipes to give them extra character. These cake decorations can be added to nearly any kind of cake or cupcake, from birthdays to graduations to any occasion.

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Colored Sugar
This recipe has a 5 star rating
2 reviews


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Made with sugar, food coloring

 


Chocolate Mint Leaves
This recipe has a 5 star rating
1 review


Photo of Chocolate Mint Leaves
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Made with mint, semisweet chocolate

 
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Candied Rose Petals

Candied Rose Petals

Made with powdered or fine granulated sugar, water, sugar, rose petals

 
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Chocolate Decorations
This recipe has a 5 star rating
3 reviews


Chocolate Decorations

Made with chocolate, paste food colorings, corn syrup

 
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Chocolate Plastic

Chocolate Plastic

Made with milk or white chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate, corn syrup

 
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Chocolate Rolled Fondant

Chocolate Rolled Fondant

Made with water, corn syrup, glycerine, solid white vegetable shortening, vanilla extract, powdered sugar, unsweetened cocoa, nonalkalized cocoa

 
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Candied Violets

Candied Violets

Made with A small paint brush, sugar, water, extra-large egg white, at room temperature, violets

 


Edible Chocolate Plastic

Edible Chocolate Plastic

Made with semi-sweet chocolate, glucose

 
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Chocolate Leaves

Chocolate Leaves

Made with ivy, black walnut, or rose leaves, milk chocolate

 
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Marzipan

Marzipan

Made with almonds, sugar, confectioners' sugar, egg, lemon juice, almond extract

 


Tinted Coconut
This recipe has a 5 star rating
1 review


Tinted Coconut

Made with flake coconut, Jell-0 Gelatin (any flavor)

 


Chocolate Leaves For Garnish

Chocolate Leaves For Garnish

Made with Holly or lemon leaves, Chocolate, sweet, melted

 



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