Chocolate Clay?

Decorating By FavorChoc Updated 8 Aug 2010 , 11:58am by yums

FavorChoc Posted 8 Aug 2010 , 12:18am
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I made gum paste flowers for a wedding cake and noticed the guests were eating the flowers. Not very tasty in my opinion. So I was thinking maybe there is a way to make chocolate clay and make flowers with that. Or does someone have a great tasting recipe or other ideas?

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yums Posted 8 Aug 2010 , 12:30am
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You can make chocolate and use it, do you need a recipe? Obviously the flowers must not taste that bad if people kept eating them. I don't mind the taste.

FavorChoc Posted 8 Aug 2010 , 1:27am
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Yes I would like a recipe. Does the chocolate clay hold up to hot weather or would you recommend not using this for an outdoor wedding?

kaseysweetkissbakery Posted 8 Aug 2010 , 1:58am
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I got a recipe from my local baking specialty store and it is for one pound of chocolate melting waffers melted and 2/3 cup of corn syrup. I like it but you should cut back a little bit on the corn syrup in my opinion. once the chocolate is melted mix in the syrup it becomes really thick and hard to stir and I chill it for a couple hours in the fridge before I use it.

yums Posted 8 Aug 2010 , 11:58am
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I use 1 bag of Wilton candy melts and 1/3 c corn syrup and I don't refrig., When you pull it out in this hot weather you will get alot of condensation. I just used some to make a woman and she definitely got soft in the heat. I don't think your flowers will completely melt but they may lose their shape a little.

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