Talk To Me About Chocolate Transfers...please.

Decorating By KarenOR Updated 8 Mar 2010 , 9:49pm by TexasSugar

KarenOR Posted 8 Mar 2010 , 7:50pm
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I'm back, it's my yearly ritual of cakes for one month out of the year! icon_biggrin.gif
Nate is turning 2 and Hannah is turning 8.
Nate's cake is going to be Sesame Street and there are so many wonderful cake ideas in the gallery. I was thinking that I wanted to do chocolate transfers instead of molded characters this year. I am way too much of a perfectionist for the characters and just don't have the time to get them perfect. So, I was thinking transfers. There is a great one by FullHouse in the gallery.
I did transfers once, but that was 4 years ago and I've totally forgotten.
I looked for a tutorial , but didn't see one. Is there one?

Basically, it's white melts with CANDY colors, right?
How do you keep all the colors pliable at the same time? Can you remelt them if they start to harden?
What kind of piping bag/tip do you use to get such fine lines?

Thank you!

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TexasSugar Posted 8 Mar 2010 , 8:24pm
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Yes it is just candy melts. And if you are coloring them you do want to use the oil based candy colors. There are some precolored ones too, depending on what colors you are using.

You can use a heating pad, or even a hot plate covered with a kitchen towel (then I put a layer of wax paper oer it, on a low setting to lay your bags on when you aren't using them. It will keep them soft.

KarenOR Posted 8 Mar 2010 , 8:59pm
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Perfect. Thank you so much!

TexasSugar Posted 8 Mar 2010 , 9:49pm
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Welcome. icon_smile.gif

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