Learn how to pipe freehand cursive inscriptions using chocolate.

It’s not often I do tutorials using only chocolate even though chocolate is one of the most preferred substances used to decorate cakes and desserts. I would like to start 2019 with a series of tutorials using chocolate and this will be the first one. Due to the number of requests I have received, it will be on how to write an Inscription, free hand, without using any tricks. You have seen me doing this many times but this time I will do it with a little more intent to teach it to you. Hope you enjoy the tutorial.

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Downloadable Course Material

If you would like to approximately match the size of the artwork in the tutorial, print the downloadable files at 100% size. If you require your artwork to be smaller or larger, just adjust the print size accordingly.
Cursive Chocolate Inscriptions Course Material
This PDF document contains templates and guides to help you with this tutorial.
While not everything on this list is absolutely required, these are the things used in this tutorial video. Of course you are welcome to find alternative ways of doing things and we would love to hear if you've discovered an easier method or better tool to achieve good results. Please note that some items may be listed as sets, and it is usually recommended to have full sets, it may not be neccessary. In most cases, only one item from a set is actually used in the tutorial. Please watch the tutorial before purchasing any items to make sure you are not buying anything you don't need.
Tools & Materials
A4 Plastic Sleeves Shop Online
OR A4 size semi transparent cellophane sheets
Also known as sheet protectors. Very useful for piping.
Cellophane Shop Online
For cones
Sticky Tape Shop Online
Water Spray Bottle
Recipes & Ingredients
Dark Chocolate (Compound) Wikipedia


Compound chocolate is a product made from a combination of cocoa, vegetable fat, and sweeteners. It is used as a lower-cost alternative to true chocolate, as it uses less-expensive hard vegetable fats such as coconut oil or palm kernel oil in place of the more expensive cocoa butter. It may also be known as 'compound coating' or 'chocolatey coating' when used as a coating for candy.

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