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Icing/decoration for flourless chocolate cake

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Aworryingtrend Tue 21-Jun-11 11:47:03

Hi all

I'm making a flourless chocolate cake tonight but would like to ice/decorate it in some way as it is for a friend (I don't bother normally). I'm unsure what icing/topping would work best as the top of the cake normally cracks and goes a bit crusty (its meant to, its not just my cooking!) so not sure what will work.

WWYD?

debka Tue 21-Jun-11 13:28:33

How about you put some fresh raspberries on top? And maybe send with some cream? <drool>

Xiaoxiong Tue 21-Jun-11 14:49:06

A dusting of icing sugar always looks fab on a dark chocolate cake, as does debka's suggestion of raspberries, yum. Maybe even a sprig or two of fresh mint!

LoonyRationalist Tue 21-Jun-11 15:12:17

Chocolate ganache would fill in the cracks nicely ;) (equal amounts of melted choc & cream)

Aworryingtrend Wed 22-Jun-11 08:35:19

Thanks I went for a ganache and it looks fab!!

LoonyRationalist Wed 22-Jun-11 15:09:59

Super - bet it tastes fab too
Mmm chocolate cake

<goes to peruse kitchen cupboards for ingredients.

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