It seems like every day there is a different cake trend on Instagram. We have seen everything from mirror cakes and drip cakes to naked cakes and raindrop cakes, and now…behold the gorgeous brushstroke cakes!
What is a Brushstroke Cake?
Brushstroke cakes are beautiful cakes decorated to look like they are covered in colorful brush strokes. The ”strokes” are made from melted chocolate that hardens in a brush stroke shape.
The brush strokes may be made in different colors, sizes, and can be jazzed up with extras like edible gold paint.
How To Make A Brushstroke Cake
There is a special technique involved in shaping the melted chocolate into a brush stroke shape. It is all detailed in this short video from The Kate Tin. It looks like quite a lot of fun to try this technique at home:
Brushstroke Cakes of Instagram
Instagram is full of stunning brushstroke cakes ideal for weddings, birthdays and other special occasions. Here are some ideas to inspire the baker in you: