Magnificent Chocolate Flowers: Orchids, Calla Lilies, and Roses.

My last few posts have been Spring inspired, and all about making fabulous chocolate flower decorations. I hope you’ve enjoyed them so far! we’ve explored chocolate lotus flowers, sunflowers, carnations and fantasy flowers. Now on to the next batch: Orchids, roses, calla lilies, and blossoms.

How to make a rose with modeling chocolate tutorial


Roses with modeling chocolate

On this post I want to show you the beautiful flowers you can create with modeling chocolate, also known as chocolate clay. Modeling chocolate is a mixture of corn syrup and chocolate that produces a flexible clay-like material. It has a similar consistency to marzipan and fondant. It’s like edible play dough!

The photo below is a nice example of a flower cut-out using modeling chocolate. Just roll out the chocolate and cut flower shapes with a cookie cutter. Cake by Robert Hanson.

by Robert Hanson

Cake by Robert Hanson, featuring flower cut-outs with modeling chocolate

You don’t have to temper modeling chocolate, and it’s very easy to work with. For more information and how-to make modeling chocolate  see my previous post ” Cake Decorating with Modeling Chocolate”.

The beautiful white chocolate clay blossoms below are from cake decorator Lauren Kitchens. Lauren has two great modeling chocolate courses on, Intro to Modeling Chocolate”, and  Modeling Chocolate Magic”  . See my course review here. These giant blossoms are so pretty on mini cakes!


Mini cakes and flowers in white modeling chocolate by Lauren Kitchens

Chocolate Cherry Blossoms


Modeling chocolate cherry blossoms. Chocolate Geisha by Katreece Montgomery, Cake by Cakework.

There are so many beautiful flowers you can make with modeling chocolate, I encourage you to give it a try. It’s one of the easiest ways to create flowers with chocolate.

Look for my tutorial video collaboration with chocolate artist Robin Robins coming in 2014. Our first video is on making chocolate flowers! Tutorials with be available at

On my next post, more lip smacking chocolate flowers you will love!

Until next time…
Peace, Love, Chocolate,

The Chocolate