Chocolate Strawberry Drip Cake Recipe Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Chocolate Strawberry Drip Cake Recipe
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Easy
HD Lessons: 10
Decorating time: 4 hours
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Watch Paul make this scrumptious cake in just one minute!

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1. Reducing the strawberries

The first thing we have to do before making the buttercream is to reduce the strawberries in a pan to a beautiful puree in order to remove the water contents, meaning the buttercream won’t split!

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2. Strawberry Buttercream

Paul shows you how to make a delicious fluffy buttercream using real strawberries, yum!

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3. Layering the cake

Paul layers up the cake with buttercream in preparation for applying it around the sides.

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4. Applying the buttercream

Paul takes you through all the stages of applying buttercream to a cake, from adding a crumb coat to getting a smooth, sharp finish.

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5. Making chocolate ganache

Paul whips up some chocolate ganache for some chocolate strawberries and to drip on top!

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6. Bringing it together

It’s time to transfer the cake to a board of your choice and get decorating with all the chocolate yumminess!

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7. Other Ideas

Paul shares some other ways to improve or change this cake!

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8. PRO Lesson

Everything a pro needs to know about pricing and selling a cake like this.

Chocolate Strawberry Drip Cake Recipe & Cake Tutorial

Using Paul’s recipe learn how to make this delicious chocolate and strawberry drip cake. This is another delicious and simple bake where Paul takes you through each of the steps to create this mouth watering delight. Follow the recipe in the Ingredients tab below.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to…

  • Make strawberry buttercream
  • Buttercream a cake
  • Pipe buttercream swirls
  • Pipe a drip effect
  • and much, much more!

Benefits of baking and decorating a delicious strawberry chocolate drip cake from scratch:

  • Stress relief: Baking and decorating can be a therapeutic and relaxing activity, so give yourself plenty of time, make sure that you have the ingredients to hand, then switch the oven on and let’s get started! It can help to relieve stress and anxiety, and it the added benefit of getting to eat and share (if you want to) a delicious cake at the end of it all.
  • Creativity: Baking and decorating a cake allows you to express your creativity. You can choose the colors, flavors, and decorations that you want to use, and you can create a cake that is unique and personal. This can be especially rewarding for those with mind focussed jobs as they explore their inner designer.
  • Sense of accomplishment: Baking and decorating a cake can give you a sense of accomplishment. It can be challenging, but it is also very rewarding to see the finished product.
  • Quality time with loved ones: Baking and decorating a cake can be a great way to spend quality time with loved ones, get the kids involved or share the experience with someone close to you. You can make it a family activity, or you can bake a cake for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Delicious dessert: Of course, one of the best benefits of baking and decorating a strawberry chocolate drip cake is that you get to eat it! This cake is a delicious and decadent dessert that is perfect for any occasion. Pour over a little cream or add a scoop of ice cream to turn the cake into a delicious dessert.

For more baking recipes on CakeFlix check out our amazing Baking & Recipes category. As an alternative you might want to check out Mary Berry’s Strawberry Cake with Lemon curd recipe.

Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford´s mission is to ‘Empower people to achieve their cake decorating dreams’ by providing a range of cake decorating courses and online tutorials through their website, which currently teaches 195,000+ students.  
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