Molding Royal Icing

Sugar Work By pj22 Updated 24 Feb 2010 , 2:19am by BlakesCakes

pj22 Posted 23 Feb 2010 , 9:25pm
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Does anyone know how to use royal icing to mold shapes. I was thinking of pouring royal icing into the regular Wilton candy molds and letting them dry. But do I need to coat the molds with something so that they unmold well?


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tiggy2 Posted 23 Feb 2010 , 9:42pm
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I've never heard of doing that but I'd be interested to know if it works.

BlakesCakes Posted 24 Feb 2010 , 2:19am
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No, it doesn't work. The royal needs air circulating all around it in order to dry properly. It just makes a mess.

This topic comes up at least once a year here.

Better off to mold fondant, gum paste, or a 50/50 mix of the 2.


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