Making Mosaic Tiles Out Of Jolly Ranchers Candy

Sugar Work By msulli10 Updated 12 Dec 2010 , 9:53pm by msulli10

msulli10 Posted 3 Dec 2010 , 2:17am
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I know I am not the first person to discover this technique, but I thought I would share this anyway. I wanted to make "glass tiles" for a cake I'm making this weekend (Hanukkah menorah). First I made a mold out of tin foil. I kind of squished it together to make something that looked like squares. I sprayed the tin foil lightly with oil. Then I smashed up the jolly ranchers and put the bits in the tin foil. I melted them in my toaster oven on 300 degrees for approx. 4 - 5 minutes. WATCH CAREFULLY - if they heat up too much they will turn a nasty color! Remove carefully and let them cool (I popped them in the freezer). Then I gently removed them. They look more like mosaic than actual tile, but I'm pretty happy with the result. I've posted pictures for you to see the steps.

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msulli10 Posted 3 Dec 2010 , 2:27am
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Okay, so I wasn't able to post the pictures to this so here is the link to my pictures. Sorry about that.

All4Show Posted 3 Dec 2010 , 2:29am
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Thanks for the information. Looking forward to trying this.

All4Show Posted 3 Dec 2010 , 2:30am
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Thanks for the information. Looking forward to trying this.

cheatize Posted 3 Dec 2010 , 4:10am
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Cool. I bet these look great when poured into the Wilton brownie bite silicone pan.

msulli10 Posted 3 Dec 2010 , 12:32pm
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Yes, I bet it would have nice clean edges. I needed something smaller though for my project.

bobwonderbuns Posted 12 Dec 2010 , 7:34pm
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The link to the picture says "it doesn't exist." Is there another link?

msulli10 Posted 12 Dec 2010 , 9:53pm
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The CC administrators decided to delete my pictures because it wasn't a cake or cookie. But I have since uploaded my finished product (which is a cake) and here is the link :


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