Molds For Fondant

Decorating By ginger6361 Updated 26 Sep 2009 , 4:56am by ginger6361

ginger6361 Posted 25 Sep 2009 , 1:50am
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Any idea where I can find ' cheap' silicone molds? All I find are expensive ones, Thanks

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Teekakes Posted 25 Sep 2009 , 2:13am
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Good luck with that one. Silicone molds are just plain ol expensive, but worth it for the most part.
Have you checked on ebay? I have purchased several from ebay and am very happy with price and quality! One seller I buy from is but I have bought from others as well.
Good luck! icon_smile.gif

Rylan Posted 25 Sep 2009 , 4:55am
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Oh yes, they are expensive. I am actually planning on selling them on the online supply store I am working on.

Teekakes Posted 25 Sep 2009 , 2:25pm
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Rylan, be sure and post your store website here when you have it ready to go. thumbs_up.gif

Rylan Posted 25 Sep 2009 , 9:26pm
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Definitely. I'll make sure the prices will be economical.

ginger6361 Posted 26 Sep 2009 , 1:22am
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thank you all. Will plastic candy molds work?

Teekakes Posted 26 Sep 2009 , 1:26am
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Originally Posted by ginger6361

thank you all. Will plastic candy molds work?

Yes, they sure do work with fondant and gumpaste! Just keep in mind if the candy/chocolate mold is deep your piece will be heavier so you might not want to use the full depth of the mold. If it is not a deep mold then you can fill it up, level it off and attach to buttercream or fondant....whichever you are using. icon_smile.gif

Texas_Rose Posted 26 Sep 2009 , 2:33am
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I use the plastic molds too. I've found that it's easier to get the fondant out if I use Pam spray instead of cornstarch in the mold. There are some really neat ones that are made for "fondant baroque mold".

PuffCake Posted 26 Sep 2009 , 3:38am
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Try the clay aisle at Michael's, JoAnn's or Hobby Lobby. With a 40% or 50% coupon the prices are pretty reasonable. Sculpey I think is the brand name and they have a decent variety.

ginger6361 Posted 26 Sep 2009 , 3:56am
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you guys are great! I never would have thought of the clay molds.thanks

ginger6361 Posted 26 Sep 2009 , 4:26am
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What about soap molds?

Texas_Rose Posted 26 Sep 2009 , 4:29am
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Soap molds are usually pretty big.

I saw silicone molds for clay at Hobby Lobby today. I've heard before that some of the clay molds aren't food safe but I'm pretty sure the silicone ones would be.

GenGen Posted 26 Sep 2009 , 4:42am
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they have those "guest soap" molds that have small-er cavities - again like the candy ones you'll probably want to make that figurine "hollowed" so its not as heavy.

ginger6361 Posted 26 Sep 2009 , 4:56am
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Thanks..I'm hitting the shops this weekend!!

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