Decorating Chocolate Cake

In this post I will show you the easiest way for decorating chocolate cakes. All you need is a potato peeler, a chocolate bar and you are set.

Today I first posted the Chocolate Cake recipe, then the Frosting recipe. So now its time to decorate the chocolate Cake.

This cake is a must try to all chocolate lovers. Its moist, rich, and soooo chocolaty. It melts in you mouth with every bite. You can click on the links below to see how to make the cake and the frosting.

You will need…

Decorating Chocolate Cake - Grating Chocolate
Decorating Chocolate Cake – Grating Chocolate

Use a potato peeler to grate the chocolate bar to get small curls. Make sure that the chocolate is at room temperature as it help the chocolate to curl up nicely.

Decorating Chocolate Cake - Grated Chocolate
Decorating Chocolate Cake – Grated Chocolate

Grate enough chocolate to use as topping for the cake.

Decorating Chocolate Cake - Preparing
Decorating Chocolate Cake – Preparing

Prepare the cake board or dish by placing 4 pieces of wax or parchment paper. This will prevent the serving plate from getting dirty and will give the cake a neat clean finish.

Decorating Chocolate Cake - Frosting the Cake
Decorating Chocolate Cake – Frosting the Cake

Place the first layer of cake and add around a cup of frosting.

Decorating Chocolate Cake - Frosting the Cake Layer
Decorating Chocolate Cake – Frosting the Cake Layer

Spread the frosting to cover the cake.

Decorating Chocolate Cake - Second Layer
Decorating Chocolate Cake – Second Layer

Place the second layer of cake on top.

Decorating Chocolate Cake - Frosted
Decorating Chocolate Cake – Frosted

And again start by frosting the sides first then the top. Don’t bother with making the top all neat because its going to be covered with all the chocolate curls. Just focus spreading the frosting nicely on the sides.

Decorating Chocolate Cake - Topped with Chocolate
Decorating Chocolate Cake – Topped with Chocolate

Now carefully place the grated chocolate curls on top of the cake, be careful not to break them. Once done, carefully remove the wax paper from under the cake.

Decorating Chocolate Cake
Decorating Chocolate Cake

If u like, you can sprinkle a little powder sugar on top. And thats it, the cake is ready to be served.

Happy Eating! and as we say in Arabic “Sahha Wi Afia”

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