Mirror Marble Cakes Project More Than a Piece of Cake

Picture: Instagram/olganoskovaa
Picture: Instagram/olganoskovaa

From the beautiful skies to your own face, these “mirror marble cakes” project things beyond the simple sweetness. Russian confectioner Olga introduces marbled mirror cakes through her Instagram account (@olganoskovaa).

Entering her Instagram account, one can’t help but gaze at the series of hypnotic, perfectly shiny cakes in awe. Although little is known about her and her artistically crafted cakes, Reddit consumer SuperDrew124 shared the secret behind the reflecting glaze. Well, we know that what we lack in making these state-of-the-art cake is not the recipe, but if you have artsy hands, give it a shot!

20 g Gelatin Powder, 120 g Water, 300 g Glucose, 300 g Sugar, 150 g Water, 200 g Sweetened Cond Milk, 300 g Chocolate (White, Milk, Dark or a combination), Food Coloring

1) Bloom the gelatin in the water.
2) Boil the glucose, sugar & water.
3) Remove from heat and add the gelatin.
4) Add the cond milk.
5) Pour over chocolate and buerre mix to remove air bubbles. Use at 35C/95F.


By Heewon Kim