Help - Edible Paper Not Melting Into Chocolate

Decorating By chillysmommy Updated 7 Nov 2008 , 12:34am by mellormom

chillysmommy Posted 6 Nov 2008 , 11:40pm
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It's sticking, just not blending into the white chocolate. I dipped the pretzel in chocolate and put the image on imediately and it looks like paper on top of chocolate. No blend! What am I doing wrong...
(oh, and I'm using white almond bark, is that a big deal?)

HELP please

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DDiva Posted 6 Nov 2008 , 11:58pm
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I've used and made edible images for years and every brand of image paper that I've used suggests using white buttercream under the image. I have also used piping gel for some applications. Yes,you can put images on other mediums but I don't think it is going to 'blend'into chocolate. If you put buttercream on top of solid chocolate it's just going to sit on top.

chillysmommy Posted 7 Nov 2008 , 12:04am
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I've read somewhere about using crisco on the back of the sheet to adhere to the chocolate. Do you think that would still keep it "sitting" on the chocolate?

psurrette Posted 7 Nov 2008 , 12:19am
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Dont use crisco. t wont blend into the chocolate just rub it in to make sure it is sticking.

mellormom Posted 7 Nov 2008 , 12:34am
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chocolate transfer sheets blend in. Maybe they would work?
Jen...

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