Cake Pop Question

Decorating By shar7599 Updated 21 May 2011 , 2:03pm by grandmaruth

shar7599 Posted 21 May 2011 , 12:57pm
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I was wondering if anyone had used milk chocolate chips to cover your cake pops. I have read that many people had a problem with the candy melts being too thick, so should I (could I) use the chips or are those having problems just not heating the melts enough? I would love any tips you have. I'm tired of wasting so much leftover cake, so I thought I could do these to use it up!! Thanks for your help!

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xandra83 Posted 21 May 2011 , 1:06pm
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you can use milk choc chips

shar7599 Posted 21 May 2011 , 1:18pm
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great! Will they dry softer than the candy melts though or is there no real difference once they are dry?

emilyc262 Posted 21 May 2011 , 1:25pm
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If you can get paramount crystals at your cake shop they are great for thinning the candy melts. Just a little thins it down perfect for dipping. Never have used choco chips so can't help there.

grandmaruth Posted 21 May 2011 , 2:03pm
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I dip real wine bottles in chocolate and for my very first one i tried chocolate chips melted....they melt with the slightest bit of warmth, got kinda messy...i use chocolate melts..

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