Modeling chocolate roses are probably the easiest way to make edible roses. In addition, you do not need any special tools or cutters, just modeling chocolate and your fingers to form the petals. And, this simple and detailed video tutorial will show you four different method to making chocolate roses. Whether you use dark, white or colored modeling chocolate paste.
Before I became a professional cake decorator, the one thing I made a lot of was modeling chocolate roses. In fact, I didn't have any cake tools. But, I loved decorating cakes. So, the joy of modeling chocolate roses onto a cake and watching people get so impressed was really cool.
All you need is make your modeling chocolate, which I have already shown in my previous post: How to make dark modeling chocolate as well as How to make white modeling chocolate. Most importantly, I have shown you how to make this with a microwave as well as without a microwave, using a double boiler method.
1. How to make dark modeling chocolate roses - dark modeling chocolate recipe
The process of making white modelling chocolate is actually the same as dark chocolate roses. However, white modeling chocolate can be a bit tricky. And yet, my simple, easy and effortless recipe will give you the perfect ratio for the best modeling paste.In addition, you will also learn the right method, tips and trick you need to master when you use white modeling chocolate paste - How to make white modeling chocolate - Fool Proof Method.
Also, white chocolate roses work just the same way as dark chocolate. But, since a few of you on my Facebook Page insisted it didn't work, I waned to make a video and show you that it does work. And, if you find that your white modeling chocolate petals are not forming, the problem is not the method of the rose. Perhaps it's the modeling chocolate. What I mean is that white modeling chocolate is sensitive and while you don't want to over knead it (to prevent the fat separating), you still want to knead it so it's soft and pliable. Makes sense?
Here, I have used my chocolate roses on top of a chocolate cake. In addition, they are even dusted with edible gold dust.
2. How to make white modeling chocolate roses - White modeling chocolate recipe
3. Coloring white modeling chocolate
Firstly, you can color white modeling chocolate any color. For example, for Valentine's Day make red chocolate roses. And, the process is simple and easy. I've had many request to show you how to color white modeling chocolate and how to make white modeling chocolate roses. So, here is a post as requested - white modeling chocolate roses and coloring. In addition, I thought I'd make a short video to show you how.