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A collection of amazing drip cakes tutorials all in one place aka the creme de la creme tutorial for cake decorating.

Chocolate Drip Cake Recipes

The drip cake is making a huge impact in cake decorating. Seems like a drip cake has made its way from simple single tier cakes to multi-tier wedding cakes. I have seen some fun drip wedding cakes that look so impressive you won't miss the traditional white wedding cake.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cake Decorating, Cakes, Drip cakes, How to, Tutorials
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 20 servings
Calories 67kcal
Author Veena Azmanov


Enough for one 8 inch cake

    Chocolate Ganache Drip

    • 200 grams Chocolate (dark, milk or white)
    • 100 ml Fresh Whipping Cream

    Melted Chocolate Drip

    • 200 grams Chocolate (dark, milk or white)
    • 2 tbsp Cooking oil


    Chocolate Ganache Drip

    • Break chocolate into smaller pieces
    • Pour fresh cream over chocolate
    • Heat in the microwave or double boiler at 50% power stirring at intervals until chocolate has melted into a smooth consistency. 
    • Let cool to almost room temperature but still a pouring consistency. 
    • Pour ganache over the cake and use an offset spatula to gently smooth it. 
    • Working gently but quickly is key here to get a good drip. 
    • Use the tip of an offset spatula to control or increase the drip effect.

    Melted Chocolate Drip

    • Break chocolate into smaller pieces. 
    • Melt in the microwave at 50% power stirring at intervals until you have a smooth melted chocolate 
    • Let the chocolate cool slightly but still in a melted state
    • Add a tablespoon of cooking oil. Stir and check consistency. 
    • Only if necessary add more cooking oil. 
    • Pour melted chocolate over the cake and smooth it with an offset spatula
    • Use an offset spatula to guide or control the drips. 


    Calories: 67kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 32mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.3mg