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Craggy Rock/Tree Bark Finish
How to quickly and easily create a tree bark or craggy rock type finish on cake.
Full eagle cake tutorial available with a membership to Cakeheads.com!
Craggy Rock/Tree Bark Finish

Full eagle cake tutorial available with a membership to Cakeheads.com!

This is the easiest way I’ve found to prepare ganache when using it to fill and/or ice a cake, before covering a cake in fondant, or even just leaving it as the finish!  See Section 3 (Making Ganache) of the Fundamentals Course for a detailed video showing how to make this ganache.

The only chocolate cake recipe I’ll use, now, as it’s moist, dense, carves well, and is RIDICULOUSLY delicious! 

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Ghirardelli Chocolate Baking Chips, Bittersweet Chocolate, 10 oz.,(Pack of 6)
The luxuriously deep flavor and smooth texture of Ghirardelli Premium Baking Chocolate delivers the ultimate chocolate indulgence. We hand-select the world's finest cocoa beans and roast them to perfection , then blend the purest ingredients to achieve our award-winning chocolate. Experience the Ghirardelli difference!