Conversation Heart Cake Tutorial

Skill level: Intermediate

Learn how to make this gravity defying conversation heart cake. In this tutorial we’ll be focusing on building a matte board cake structure, isomalt board, paneling with modeling chocolate and using sugar press stamps for lettering. The perfect cake for Valentine’s Day!

55:38 Minutes of Instruction

What You Will Learn

  • How to make a gravity-defying heart-shaped cake
  • Learn how to support cake from the bottom to the top
  • How to color and smooth modeling chocolate to the outside
  • Learn how to create letters and words that look just like a conversation heart candy
  • How to make a beautiful cake board with conversation hearts inside of it

Tutorial Chapters

  1. Cutting Threaded Rod 0:35
  2. Making the heart structure 8:42
  3. Assembling the structure 18:14
  4. Decorating the board 19:15
  5. Stacking the cake 26:13
  6. Crumb Coating 36:01
  7. Coloring the Modeling Chocolate 37:14
  8. Covering in Buttercream 38:31
  9. Covering in Modeling Chocolate 42:01
  10. Adding the letters 51:10
  11. Painting the words 53:43