....and I didn't use a support for the head. As it was a one-off, I carved and shaped as I went along. I thought that if the head was
unstable, I would use a support rod. It supported itself quite well as I layered the icing on. I made this over 3 or 4 days so that each stage of covering had a good chance
to set a bit.
...and do you mean if the cake would work as chocolate fudge?