How To Get Chocolate On Cake Pops Shiny?

Decorating By strikers2 Updated 21 Apr 2011 , 2:59pm by Kiddiekakes

strikers2 Posted 21 Apr 2011 , 2:27pm
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I've made cake pops in the past and dipped them using Wilton Candy Melts, but it seems that they never come out shiny. They always dry with a matte, almost gray looking colour. icon_sad.gif
Any suggestions? Am I doing something wrong?


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LindaF144a Posted 21 Apr 2011 , 2:33pm
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Gray color could be age related to the melts. There are other brands out there you could try.

I personally have not had this problem, but the only time I have used Wilton is when I wanted a particular color for a chocolate transfer.

MissCuteCupcakes Posted 21 Apr 2011 , 2:41pm
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my question is how do you get the chocolate on there smooth? i made some practice cake balls over the weekend but it looks so lumpy! it wasnt nearly as smooth as the ones i see on here

Kiddiekakes Posted 21 Apr 2011 , 2:59pm
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The ones you are seeing which are super smooth are usually done with a chocolate tempering machine which swirls the chocolate constantly and giving a smooth shiny finish...

ANik2Grls make Fantastic cakepops....She has a busines solely doing cakepops..They are some of the best I have seen..

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