Need Help Tonight W/candy Melt Monogram

Decorating By Amy729 Updated 25 May 2008 , 10:18pm by Amy729

Amy729 Posted 24 May 2008 , 2:23am
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I am so frusterated! I am trying to make a monogram for a wedding cake for tomorrow. I am trying to make it out of candy melts. I have the mold and I warm the melts and put in the mold and put it in the fridge for a few minuets and take it out and it cracks every time!

I have tried 5 times already and don't know what to do. I am so tired I just want to cry and go to bed. icon_cry.gif

Any help would be so great.


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smitakasargod Posted 24 May 2008 , 2:31am
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I would suggest adding a very tiny bit of oil and also letting it harden at room temperature and not in the fridge. I have had more success with that.

Amy729 Posted 24 May 2008 , 3:00am
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Thanks, I will try that.

Has anyone ever used gumpaste in a candy mold? If so, would you dust it with cornstarch first?

mindywith3boys Posted 24 May 2008 , 4:05am
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I have used MMF in a candy/soap mold. I would just try a little crisco. It did work. I would try the chocolate at room temp first though.

dulzuramagica Posted 24 May 2008 , 4:20am
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i do all the time i just lube them up with a bit of spam or any cooking spray like that. If u like roll the fondant a bit them put it inside the mold making sure it covers every detail and wait for it to dry a bit before removing

Amy729 Posted 24 May 2008 , 12:00pm
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Thanks everyone!

I finally had success last night. Now I am up to finish the cakes.

Have a great weekend!


alidpayne Posted 24 May 2008 , 12:22pm
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Originally Posted by dulzuramagica

i do all the time i just lube them up with a bit of spam

LOL. I know this was a very simple typo, but I just had to say THANK YOU!! I am stuck on the sofa with a leg injury, hurting and feeling sorry for myself. This made me laugh so hard! What a mental image. lol

Amy729 Posted 25 May 2008 , 5:28pm
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Just wanted to update you on the monogram.

Thanks for the advice of not putting in the fridge. Room temp. worked great. I have only been doing cakes for 1 year and still have so much to learn.

Here is a pic of the cake with the monogram.

Thanks again!

ibmoser Posted 25 May 2008 , 6:39pm
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It is beautiful! The monogram is perfect thumbs_up.gif

Amy729 Posted 25 May 2008 , 10:18pm
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