This tutorial is such a great idea to decorate your cakes and cupcakes. Make your own chocolate simply by using real leaves. You may chose one or numerous colors to give different effect. Having a fall theme, I used three different colors for this project; red, orange and yellow. The fact that you spread numerous colors, gives such a realistic effect to your final product. (see picture) Also, by using real leaves it gives character to your chocolate, such a veins and imprints. Hope you enjoy!
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- washed leafs
- Yellow candy melt
- Orange candy melt
- Red candy melt
Wash your leaves carefully making and let them dry on a paper towel.
Melt your candy melts 30 seconds at a time in the microwave. Using a spoon, stir between intervals, until the chocolate is entirely melted and free of lumps.
Using a spatula, coat your leaf generously with chocolate. (You may use whatever color you want)
Place leaves, on a baking sheets lined with parchment. Let your chocolate set and harden in the refrigerator for couple of minutes.
Gently peel away the leaf from the chocolate and voilà. You may now use it for your cakes and cupcakes.