Glaze and Chocolate Spiral Trim
|Confectioners sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted|
|Warm water||1 Tablespoon|
|Light corn syrup||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Canned chocolate syrup||4 Tablespoon, chilled (adjust quantity as needed)|
Combine first four ingredients; stir till blended.
Leaving a 1/2- to 3/4-inch border of cake, quickly spread frosting over top layer.
Immediately add Chocolate Spiral: Start at center of cake.
Using a teaspoon, pour chocolate syrup from the tip in a thin stream to form spiral.
Quickly run tip of spatula from center of cake to edge, "pulling" each band of chocolate slightly.
Repeat, making 16 to 24 spokes, evenly spaced.