Here are some ideas for decorating desserts.


  • chocolate


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

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