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This delectable creamy Fudge is easy to make and tastes delicious too. It's great for all Mars Bar lovers, so if you want to know how to make it, see below. Here is the step-by-step tutorial showing you how. How to make Mars Bar Fudge Ingredients 400 Grams - Milk Chocolate 397 Grams - Condensed Milk 5 x Mars Bars (33 Gram Bars) Note: I used Callebaut Belgian Milk Chocolate, Carnation Condensed Milk, and Mars Bars. Equipment Medium Pan Spatula Hob Chopping Board Sharp Knife Small Plate/Large Plate 8-inch Tin Can/Tin Opener Non-Stick Baking Paper Method 1 Line your tin with baking paper, then place it to one side. 2 Weigh out 400 grams of milk chocolate and place it in the pan. If you are using a bar of chocolate, break...
If, like me, you've flattened or misshaped a few model heads when making edible decorations, then here's a perfect solution for you. In order to prevent the dreaded flatness from occurring when you've created your faces on the table, then why not try out this ingenious idea instead. I'm not entirely sure of the technical term for it, but it's effectively a little padded sling, hammock or cradle to put your delicate edible heads in, thus giving you ample time to create the perfect eye, nose, and mouth sockets without the fear of squishing or flattening your head in the process. It also has a dual purpose too. Not only does it work for model heads, but you can also use it as a cornflour pouch for dusting. So win-win really...
If you are looking for a silky smooth fudge with no boiling involved, then this is the stuff for you. This creamy melt in the mouth Mini Egg Fudge is extremely easy to make and tastes delicious too. Moreover, it doesn't take long to make, and your family and friends will adore it! Here is the step by step tutorial showing you how to make it. How to make Mini Egg Fudge Ingredients 400 Grams - White Chocolate 397 Grams - Condensed Milk 160 Grams - Mini Eggs Note: I used 400 grams of Callebaut Belgian White Chocolate, Carnation Condensed Milk, and 80 Gram Bags of Cadbury's Mini Eggs. Equipment Medium Pan Spatula or Wooden Spoon Hob Zip Lock/ Sealed Plastic Bag Small Rolling Pin Chopping Board Sharp Knife 8-inch Tin Can/Tin Opener...
I've put together a step by step guide showing you an easy way of rolling out your icing fondant or marzipan and then applying it to your cake. Please note that for sponge cakes, buttercream, jam and frosting form an adhesive that allows your icing/fondant to stick to your cake. However, if you have a fruit cake that needs to be covered, use apricot jam as the adhesive and ensure you marzipan and icing/fondant it also. This is because the fruit from the cake can bleed through onto a single layer of icing. Before we get started, I need to mention that if you are going to use this method to roll out Marzipan, note that... Jam will be your best adhesive to stick the marzipan to the cake. Never use cornflour or cornstarch with...
If you are looking for a quick and easy project for Valentine's day, then why not try your hand at making your own chocolate bars. They're easy to make, and they're filled with love because, yes, you guessed it, you made them! They're also a lovely little project to do with the kids, and they don't take long to do either. There are countless designs, and all you'll need is some chocolate, moulds, toppings, and your imagination. So have fun, get a bit messy and make the perfect gift for those you love! Method Select your chocolate of choice. Then you need to melt it. There are two ways in which you can do this: Break it into small chunks into a piping bag or microwavable bowl and melt it in the microwave. Or break into chunks...
Have you ever wanted to know how to prevent your icing fondant covered cake board from scratching? Then check out this tutorial! We've all done it, scratched it, dented it, or marked it, but how about not doing it anymore? This is a fabulously easy way to foolproof your boards, even at the last minute! The simple solution is by baking it! Yes, you heard me correctly; you can bake a fondant covered board in the oven; what this does is dry it out, leaving you with a rock hard board that you can work on without the fear of destroying it! Heres' how! Now there are a few rules to this; you don't bake it at a normal temperature as you would a cake, and be sure to know the difference between Celsius and Fahrenheit because this can be the...
Many cultures have embraced gnomes over the years, and everyone has a different take on them. Some find them mystical, others charming; however, you can't deny they are super cute! So with that in mind and it being the festive season I thought I'd put them together with a Santa Claus twist. How to make Gnome Santa Claus The icing fondant colours used to make the Gnomes Santa & Mrs Claus are Renshaw: Jet Black Poppy Red Yellow White Sugarflair Concentrated Dye - Caramel Ivory - (This was mixed into white icing fondant to make the caramel/ivory colour for the nose). https://www.helpmebake.com/threads/how-to-use-concentrated-food-dye.49/ You can use edible glue or a little water to stick the pieces together; however, I used the heat...
For all you Squid Game Fans out there, here are some cupcake toppers for you to have a go at. I must confess I've never seen it, but my daughter raves about it and seeing as it's one of the most talked-about shows on Netflix, it was definitely worth putting these together. My daughter came up with the designs, and I then made them on my dummy cupcakes. If you'd like to know how I made them, please find a mini-tutorial below showing you what tools and colours I used on the Squid Game Cupcake Toppers. They're relatively easy to make, and I'm sure the teenagers will love them! Squid Game Cupcake Toppers Tutorial Red and Blue Ddakji Folded Tiles I used a small square cutter to cut out and make the indent for the folded tiles. The...
I recently made a Harry Potter Slytherin Cake for my daughter's birthday and thought it would be a great idea to put together a tutorial on how to make the Sorting Hat. It's relatively easy to do and looks quite effective too. So if you'd like to make your own, here's a step by step tutorial showing you how I did it. How to make a Harry Potter Sorting Hat Equipment Chocolate or Brown Icing (I used both) Rolling Pin Silicone Mat Dresden Tool Paintbrushes Black Lustre dust Tin/Cling Film (Saran Wrap) (Optional) Water/Edible Glue (Optional) Icing Sugar (For dusting, Optional) The Hat is made from Chocolate and Brown coloured icing/fondant and was built up in stages to make the most realistic features. You could use either...
When using the plain creme mix, I made muffins and cupcakes using two different methods. Method 1 was done by adding the ingredients in stages and at different speeds. Method 2, although using two different speeds I used the all in one method instead. Method 1 - Made Muffins - Adding the eggs first and then the oil and water. Method 2 - Made Cupcakes - Using the all in one method. Method 1 - Muffins - Adding the eggs first and then the oil and water. Ingredients 500 grams Cake Mix 175 grams Whole Eggs 150 grams Vegetable Oil 112 grams of Water This batch will make approximately 9-10 Muffins using two level ice cream scoops per case. Tip - Medium eggs weigh around 50 grams each, so this should help you calculate how many you will...
This mini-tutorial shows you how to make your own homemade gold-painted chocolate drops using a chocolate mould and edible paint. Equipment/Ingredients Chocolate Drops Silicone Mould Chocolate Piping Bag Scissors Paintbrush Toothbrush Edible Gold Paint* *If you are making the paint from scratch will need alcohol, gold lustre, a small pot to mix in and a cocktail stick. Method 1 Firstly, wash the mould in the dishwasher or hot soapy water and let it air dry. 2 If you would like edible gold paint on your chocolates, make edible paint using alcohol and gold lustre. Mix with a cocktail stick until you reach the required consistency. https://www.helpmebake.com/threads/gold-lustre-and-edible-paint-tips.1650/#post-21011 3 Once...
If you're looking for elegant ways to spruce up your cupcakes, then why not try your hand at these chocolate stamp toppers. The fun thing about them is they're quick to make, you can have different designs, and you can either leave them as they are or decorate them with sprays, colour or lustre if you wish to. The size of each stamp is approximately 2.5 cm in diameter, which is similar to that of a two pence piece. Now I did this in two ways; I explain both methods to show the results of each. So first off was the stamp in the bowl of ice. Method 1 To begin with, I melted some chocolate in a bowl and placed the wax seal stamp in a bowl of ice to keep it as cold as possible. This was great in theory as when the cold stamp...
Unicorns are lovely little mystical creatures that seem to be adored by everyone, so what better way of bringing your favourite creatures to life than making an edible one! Whether it be for kids or adults alike, I'm sure the recipient of this lovely whimsical creature will thoroughly enjoy it. How do I make a Rainbow Unicorn Cake Topper? To make an edible Unicorn cake topper, you will need the following items: Icing Fondant Lustre Dust - Gold & Pink Click- Twist Brush - Metallic Light Gold Double-ended Ball Tool Ball Dotting Tool Scallop/Comb Tool - (If you wish to make a mouth). Dresden Tool Paintbrushes Kitchen Towel/Roll Tylo/CMC Powder - (This is a hardener that will help your topper supports itself). Black Pearls or Black...
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