Help With Candy Clay

Decorating By angelbaby612 Updated 14 Oct 2008 , 11:56pm by lorrieg

angelbaby612 Posted 14 Oct 2008 , 8:15pm
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I have my first wedding cake due in 2 1/2 weeks. It is to be decorated in fall leaves. I started working with candy clay this morning and I like the texture and pliability (if thats even a word). Will it dry as hard as fondant? Does it tend to melt easier? Any tips? Thanks!


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janine1972 Posted 14 Oct 2008 , 9:01pm
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By candy clay - i pressume it is the same as our chocolate paste?? made with chocolate and glucose - somtimes fondant is added to make it more pliable???

If so, then if the fondant is added to the chocolate paste, then yes it does dry hardish, but if in the sun it will droop/ go soft,- it shouldnt melt though - but will bend out of shape, if it does bend out of shape, then you can re shape it though!!

I hope this helps?

lorrieg Posted 14 Oct 2008 , 11:56pm
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It dries but not hard as a rock. It's still pliable but with hold it's shape unless it gets too warm.

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