Chocolate Modeling Clay Problem

Baking By Charmed Updated 24 Jun 2011 , 3:28am by charliecakes

Charmed Posted 23 Jun 2011 , 3:21pm
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I made choco clay with candy melts and corn syrup and now after it has been set it is ozzing oil and it is way too soft....I didn't knead it a lot so I don't know why it is so oily.

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charliecakes Posted 23 Jun 2011 , 7:45pm
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That happened to me the first time I made it a long time ago. After I melted the chocolate, I didn't let it cool down enough before I added the corn syrup. Hence, when I added the two together, the oil from the candy started to separate. That candy stays pliable for a while so give it a while before you add the corn syrup in.

Charmed Posted 23 Jun 2011 , 8:00pm
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Oh I didn't know I had to cool down the candy melts....is there anyway to correct this? I forgot to mention it is white clay. thanks

Charmed Posted 24 Jun 2011 , 3:15am
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charliecakes Posted 24 Jun 2011 , 3:28am
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When it happened to me.. I just kind of let it set for a couple days. Then I really kneaded it and it was okay but not perfect so i just made another batch.

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