Do I Need To Dust A Chocolate Mould Before Use?

Decorating By sasporella Updated 19 Apr 2008 , 6:47pm by sasporella

sasporella Posted 19 Apr 2008 , 4:41pm
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I recently got a chocolate mould to make a small castle, i washed it, dried it, dried it some more and then i used it. My chocolate stuck to the mould icon_cry.gif My question is..... should i have dusted the mould with anything and if not does anyone please know why my chocolate stuck to the mould.

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paolacaracas Posted 19 Apr 2008 , 4:55pm
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No, unmolding chocolate is all about good tempering. put your mold in the freezer for a couple of minutes before unmolding.

cazsam Posted 19 Apr 2008 , 5:13pm
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Polishing the mould inside also helps.

DianeLM Posted 19 Apr 2008 , 6:23pm
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In the future, do not wash your chocolate molds with soap. Just a good hot water rinse.

Definitely pop the mold into the freezer for a few minutes to help with unmolding. Don't leave it in too long, tho, or the chocolate may shatter.

Polishing the mold, as cazsam suggested, may help. Buff with a dry cotton cloth.

sasporella Posted 19 Apr 2008 , 6:47pm
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Thanks i will give it a try. icon_biggrin.gif

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