Chocolate Transfer Document

Decorating By PattyT Updated 25 Feb 2014 , 8:20am by 2txmedics

PattyT Posted 3 Mar 2010 , 6:28pm
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Hello everyone:

Here is a document I made up to describe how I do chocolate transfers for my cookies, cupcakes and cakes.

I am FAR from being an expert on these, but each time I post pictures with chocolate transfers on them, I receive several requests for more info. I thought it might help to create a more detailed document with some pictures.

It's a pdf so you should be able to right-click and download the file to print out or view.

Please also let me know if there are any errors I should correct - this is my first posting like this.... icon_redface.gif

Thanks - Pat

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sweetcreationsbykimberly Posted 3 Mar 2010 , 7:18pm
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The link didn't work for me. icon_sad.gif

PattyT Posted 3 Mar 2010 , 7:45pm
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Same for me too! Has anyone posted pdfs before? Did I do somthing wrong?

Edited to add: I just re-uploaded the pdf but same thing happens.
I'll check on the tech forum to see if there is advice there.

Sorry icon_cry.gif

niccicola Posted 3 Mar 2010 , 10:38pm
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if you can't get it to work, could you email it to me?

[email protected]

Thx!

tatorchip Posted 3 Mar 2010 , 11:37pm
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you can right click on the picture and save to pc and then print, I just did it and it came out great

thanks for sharing PattyT

MORSELSBYMARK Posted 3 Mar 2010 , 11:37pm
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Please email me too! [email protected] TIA!

PattyT Posted 3 Mar 2010 , 11:58pm
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I'm sorry everyone - the whole idea behind creating the document was so I wouldn't have to email so many people. I still couldn't get the full document to open or print myself...hoping someone sees this and knows the answer.

Anyone?

tatorchip Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 12:04am
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PattyT's chocolate transfer tutorial
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PattyT Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 12:08am
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Thanks so much tatorchip - I really appreciate your help....but it's only the first page. There are 5 pages in the document. Do you think thats why it won't load? It's too large?

tatorchip Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 12:15am
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I don't know, if you want to send to my pm and I will post them for you

PattyT Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 1:11am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tatorchip

I don't know, if you want to send to my pm and I will post them for you




Why that's such a generous offer..thanks.
I'll send to you via PM right now.

That's why Cake Central is so great - so many people helping each other.
Thanks tatorchip!

tatorchip Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 1:15am
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no problem glad to help you after all you are helping everyone with the tutorial

sleeper713 Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 2:47am
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Ooooh, I can't wait to see this. I've wanted to know how to do these for awhile now. Thanks!

tatorchip Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 2:55am
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save this thread it will be posted tomorrow, PattyT, pm me and it will be tomorrow, I can't wait either. She sure is a nice person to do this for us.

rcolson13 Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 3:48am
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Thank you both so much!

tatorchip Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 6:23pm
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PattyT's chocolate transfer tutorial page 1-5
sorry page 5-1
THANK YOU PATTYT love having this so kind of you
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PattyT Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 7:16pm
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...and thank YOU tatorchip for taking the time to help me post these!

mandifrye Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 8:00pm
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Thank you so much for posting these....I can't wait to try some!

ncbert Posted 4 Mar 2010 , 9:17pm
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Wonderfully done....THANK-YOU! icon_biggrin.gif

tatorchip Posted 5 Mar 2010 , 9:42pm
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PattyT, I printed out all of pages and while reading, my dd came over and I had to print one for her. She said to tell you thank you and you worded it so well. I think so also.

PattyT Posted 5 Mar 2010 , 9:48pm
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Awww..thanks tatochip! Tell her "you're welcome" and I hope it's helpful to both of you.

Have to admit, as I started to read your last post, my heart dropped - I was afraid you had discovered a huge mistake!

Let me know if you have any questions too.

tatorchip Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 3:37am
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no mistakes, just good clear instructions. I do have a question, if I put the chocolate transfer (not the edible sheets) on cookies, can they be bagged if bagging two large cookies, putting the backs together so the chocolate doesn't touch each other.

PattyT Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 12:31pm
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Yes tatorchip - I've bagged them several times. I'll tempt fate and try posting some that I've done that.

I was afraid the chocolate would smear on the plastic, but I didn't notice any problems. I guess as long as the bag isn't too tight to press hard on the transfer.

This is where making sure the back isn't too bumpy for cookies is important. If the transfer has areas sitting up above the flooded icing, it may snap at the point where it's not supported. It's stronger if the entire transfer is able to sink into the royal.
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kayakgirl13 Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 2:52pm
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Wow, thank you for posting this very helpful tutorial. I learn best when there's pictures involved icon_smile.gif I can't wait to try this!

tatorchip Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 3:00pm
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Thanks PattyT, they look amazing in the bags

bobwonderbuns Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 3:05pm
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I have a question -- is there any way to enlarge the thumbnail so I can read it? I've tried downloading, didn't work then I tried clicking on it, didn't work. I'm not sure how to print it either. Does someone have it in PDF file format?

tatorchip Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 3:20pm
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bobwonderbuns, try right clicking on the photo and then click print and to save on your pc right click and then click save picture as, then put in your docs and then can print from there also. HTH

Yane Posted 8 Mar 2010 , 9:06pm
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Thank You!!! Very interesting

KarenOR Posted 8 Mar 2010 , 9:16pm
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I right clicked and saved it to my computer and then printed, but it's really pixely and extremely had to read. Is there a better way?
Thanks

2txmedics Posted 21 Mar 2010 , 4:04pm
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Dont know if this helps but somebody told me of going to Google doucuments and signing up free, then you can post your links there or whatever and just post the link to it for others to get.

thanks for sharing this info though!!!

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