Cocoa Butter Cactus Cake Tutorial

Skill level: Intermediate

This week’s tutorial is all about cocoa butter! If you’ve ever wondered how to use this amazing product, look no further than this online course. We cover how to paint with cocoa butter, how to airbrush, how to create an amazing edible velvet texture, how to create a stunning wicker design, edible succulents, a super cute prickly pear cactus cake topper and more.

There’s a lot to cover in this course, so let’s get our tools together and let’s get started!

1:03:35 Minutes of Instruction

What You Will Learn

  • Learn how create a southwest-inspired cactus cake
  • How to airbrush and handpaint with cocoa butter
  • Learn how to create a wicker basket design using modeling chocolate
  • How to create a velvet spray texture on a cake tier using cocoa butter
  • Learn how to create modeling chocolate succulents

This week’s tutorial is all about cocoa butter! If you’ve ever wondered how to use this amazing product, look no further than this online course. We cover how to paint with cocoa butter, how to airbrush, how to create an amazing edible velvet texture, how to create a stunning wicker design, edible succulents, a super cute prickly pear cactus cake topper and more.  There’s a lot to cover in this course, so let’s get our tools together and let’s get started!

Tutorial Chapters

  1. The upside-down method 1:08
  2. Final coat of buttercream 3:38
  3. Coloring modeling chocolate 4:26
  4. Covering the cakes 9:11
  5. Making a double barrel tier 12:47
  6. Prickly pear cactus topper 16:39
  7. Wicker pattern 20:53
  8. Cocoa butter painting 28:09
  9. Cactus topper details 39:10
  10. Adding velvet texture 42:32
  11. Painting wicker texture 47:22
  12. Chocolate succulents 50:37
  13. Stacking the tiers 54:58
  14. Adding final details 57:11
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