Chocolate Wedding Cake Ideas
Having a chocolate wedding cake for your wedding might not be so traditional but it could be something to consider if you are a lover of chocolate.
A chocolate cake is irresistible and decadent and almost everyone likes chocolate in one form or another.
It is wickedly tempting however you eat it – dark, plain, milk or white. Not only that you have such a wide variety of flavors to choose from.
True classic cakes such as the black forest gateau and sacher torte will make a wickedly self-indulgent wedding cake. But, these are not your only options you can have or cake or cakes made in variety of other flavors using either dark, milk or white chocolate.
Why not consider some of the flavor options below or have your favourite chocolate cake made for your wedding.
- Chocolate and almond liqueur
- Chocolate and date
Chocolate and hazelnut
- Chocolate and orange
- Chocolate and buttermilk
- Chocolate, orange and sour cream
- Chocolate and peanut butter
- Chocolate and ricotta
- Chocolate and rum
- Honey cream and chocolate sponge
- Mint and chocolate
- Mocha truffle
- Chocolate and carrot
- Chocolate, caramel and hazelnut
- Chocolate and banana
- Chocolate and Marsala
- White chocolate and passionfruit
- Chocolate and coconut
Any of the above flavors combinations could be baked into the cake itself or used as a flavor idea for any filling you might like to use.
Once you have decided on your flavor or flavors you can now consider how you want to decorate your cake. Here again you have a quite a range to choose from.
Covering Your Cake
You not only want your cake to taste good you also want it to look good as well. Your cake does not need to be all chocolate you could use toppings other than chocolate such as fresh cream, fondant icing, buttercream or another frosting flavored to compliment the chocolate cake.
If you wanted to go for an all-out decadent chocolate feast then you can cover your cake in rolled chocolate fondant, shaped chocolate in the form of panels or collars, chocolate ganache (white or dark), chocolate buttercream, poured chocolate fondant or simply dust in cocoa powder.
Chocolate Decoration Ideas
Or if you wanted to keep with the all chocolate theme you could use, chocolate chocolate cigarillos, shaved chocolate, chocolate panels, chocolate curls, chocolate truffles, chocolate shapes such as leaves, roses and triangles.
You could also add color to your cakes by using white chocolate that has been tinted and even flavored. Then there are chocolate transfer sheets that can be used to add color and design to white, dark and milk chocolate.
19 Chocolate Cake Ideas
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