Chocolate Decorations

Here are some ideas for decorating desserts.

Ingredients


  • chocolate

Method

  1. Half fill a piping bag with melted chocolate and use it draw designs and squiggles onto greaseproof paper.
  2. Mesh circles or triangles look very effective and transform any dessert into a major masterpiece!!
  3. You could use white, milk, dark chocolate or a combination of all three.
  4. To make chocolate cups you can brush layers of melted chocolate on to paper bun cases.
  5. Build up a thick coating by allowing each layer to dry before applying the next.
  6. When the chocolate has set peel off the paper case gently.
  7. You can fill the chocolate cups with ice-cream or mousse and decorate them with a chocolate mesh triangle.
  8. Strawberries, cherries or grapes, are delicious dipped in chocolate.
  9. Just half coating the fruit and allow to set on greaseproof paper.
  10. To make chocolate boxes: pour melted chocolate onto greaseproof paper, fairly thickly and leave to set.
  11. Cut squares from the chocolate sheet, use five squares to make an open box and paint the joins with melted chocolate.
  12. Then chill before filling with fruit, mousse or ice-cream.




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