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How to Decorate a Brushstroke Cake


Brushstroke cakes are really on trend right now and we have created a step by step photo guide on how to recreate this style for your next celebration cake.



  1. Step 1

    Line a baking tray with parchment paper. You can dot a small amount of melted chocolate in each corner to help the paper stay in place.

  2. Step 2

    Place the chocolate in a heatproof bowl and melt.

  3. Step 3

    Spoon a circle of the melted chocolate onto the parchment paper then using a clean paintbrush (that has only been used for food or is brand new) drag the chocolate to the length that you want.

  4. Step 4

    Repeat the process and place the chocolate in the fridge to chill.

  5. Step 5

    Once the cake has been decorated with buttercream, remove your chocolate brushstroke decorations from the fridge. Using a clean paintbrush gently brush gold lustre on to some of the chocolate decorations. 

  6. Step 6

    Carefully peel the decorations from the parchment paper and stick to the cake in a random pattern. Serve immediately as the decorations may begin to melt.