This is one of technique for chocolate decoration. This type of chocolate décor can be made with non crystallized or untempered chocolate but best results will be obtained if you do use specialty cooking chocolate with 70% cocoa.
Using cooking chocolate will allow you to make these decor in advance and store them at 17°C without the risk of the décor taking on a dull appearance. For simple chocolate decorations a room temperature marble slab is used along with cooking chocolate.
- Temper or crystallize chocolate. Remove marble slab from freezer and scrape away any condensation. Pipe chocolate on marble slab.
- Using a pastry comb spread chocolate in thin strips.
- Lift the chocolate off the marble and turn upside down
- Serve decoration on a plate or cake..