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chocolate on cake

(9 Posts)
overthehill Thu 13-Dec-18 13:45:33

I like to ice my chocolate cake with just melted dark chocolate.

I have bought 70% choc for this but feel it could do with being just a tiny bit sweeter. Would adding sugar to the melted choc cause any problems do you know?

cavewoman Thu 13-Dec-18 14:07:47

I do. Just make sure you stir well to melt the grains.

Auntieflo Thu 13-Dec-18 15:16:23

Could you add a bit of sifted icing sugar, or would it alter the texture?

MiniMoon Thu 13-Dec-18 17:23:08

I made Mars bar crispy cake recently, and spread chocolate on the top. I bought 2 bars of Co-op 's own chocolate, one dark and one milk and melted them together. I was Justine right balance of sweetness.

MiniMoon Thu 13-Dec-18 17:24:27

It was! Who on earth is Justine? And where did she come from?

Nata Wed 19-Dec-18 11:18:45

I would add, no doubt. Not really a fan of dark 70% chocolate.

jonnygomes Mon 24-Dec-18 09:39:27

I have recently baked choco chips cake on ceramic cookware. I use one dark chocolate, chocolate chips and chocolate bars with it. If you need details you may check it out from

Baggs Mon 24-Dec-18 09:54:40

I usually ad a dollop of butter and a squirtof golden syrup to melted chocolate that I'm going to use as icing. It improves the texture as well as the taste.

Baggs Mon 24-Dec-18 09:54:56