Chocolate Combed Cake

Chocolate Combed Cake

Everyone loves chocolate, and combing the cake makes it extra-special in appearance.

Serves 20.

Step 1

Step 1: Bake and Ice The Cake

Bake and cool your favorite 2-layer cake recipe or mix in 8 in round baking pans. Stack cooled cake layers on foil-wrapped cake circle. Cover the cake with a slightly thicker coating of medium to thin chocolate buttercream icing.

Step 2

Step 2: Comb The Cake

Using the decorating comb on the top of the cake, turn the cake until combing effect covers entire top. Using a turntable helps to keep the movement smooth. Comb sides of cake, stopping occasionally to remove excess icing from comb.

Step 3

Step 3: Decorate The Cake

Add a tip 22 chocolate icing swirl bottom border. Pipe tip 22 whipped icing swirl top border; place cherries in center of each swirl.

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