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HOW TO CREATE A MARBLE DRIP CAKE
If you are looking for a fun and pretty way to decorate a cake, this marble drip cake is for you! Follow this decorating tutorial for and easy drip cake with a marble effect, and you’ll have a stunning cake in a matter of minutes!
We’re sharing a deliciously easy way to create a marble drip cake! Drip cakes can be so intimidating to make, but to be honest, they’re actually a fairly simple way to frost a cake! As long as you’re comfortable using fondant to cover the cake, the frosting part is easy peasy! Fondant isn’t difficult either, it just takes some strength and time to roll it out! We used a simple icing recipe and added a little corn syrup to keep some of the shine.
DRIP CAKE WITHOUT CHOCOLATE
To make this marbelized cake as easy as possible, (and with the least mess!) opted to create the drip with icing. There are a lot of chocolate drip cakes out there, but if they get too warm you have a mess on your hands! By making this with icing, was able to achieve the beautiful marble effect.
CAKE DECORATING TOOLS TO MAKE A MARBLEIZED CAKE
The great news is that you don’t have to be an expert cake decorator to make this show-stopping cake! The only tool I would recommend is a fondant smoother so you can get the cake nice and smooth, you can pick these up fairly cheaply at most stores.
3 cups powdered sugar
1 tablespoon corn syrup
1/4 cup warm water
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
Add all of the ingredients, except the food coloring, in a bowl and whisk until smooth.
Add in drops of food coloring, or use a wooden popsicle stick to add drops of gel food coloring to the icing. Do not mix it. It will give it’s own marbling effect when it’s poured.
Place the fondant cake on a cooling rack with a cookie sheet underneath.
Pour the icing over the top and let it dry.
Nutritional values are based on the whole recipe
TOP TIPS FOR DECORATING
Make sure your cake has cooled to a warm temperature before decorating.
Remember to place the cake on a rack over a cookie tray before pouring over the icing so you don’t end up in a mess!
Finish decorating the cake with fresh fruit or edible flowers.
For the marbling, try to stick to different shades of the same color.