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Quick icing help

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schilke Wed 15-Jan-14 09:58:06

I am making this cake for dd1's birthday today....obviously without the It's a Boy! I have already made a gluten free chocolate cake. What sort of icing is the chocolate icing? It's not just buttercream is it? What would you make?

MikeLitoris Wed 15-Jan-14 18:16:10

I cant see the cake sorry. Can you give me the term to search on pintrest?

januaryjojo Wed 15-Jan-14 18:52:35

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schilke Wed 15-Jan-14 19:01:19

Thanks. I did buttercream in the end.

Starballbunny Wed 15-Jan-14 19:10:29

A lot of melted chocolate in butter cream can look like that.

Imnotaslimjim Wed 15-Jan-14 19:41:19

That looks like ganache - for next time, heat equal amounts of cream and choc together (unless using white, add extra 100g) leave to cool then beat til thick and smooth

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