Chocolate Mold Disaster :(

Sugar Work By Hellocat3 Updated 3 May 2012 , 2:36am by planetsomsom

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Hellocat3 Posted 21 Apr 2012 , 3:48am
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Hi every one icon_biggrin.gif , so I'm new at making chocolate molds and I have a big problem ,in making it into diffrent Colors lets say it's the crown with the princess name , this it's what I do I paint the letters first in pink , put it in the frezer then After some minutes I take it out and pour the white chocolate on top and I tap it to let the air bubbles out Then that's when the pink drips to the sides, and it looks ugly ,and I hate it .can anyone give me tips. Thanks soo much icon_smile.gif

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Evoir Posted 21 Apr 2012 , 4:21am
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When you say "Paint with pink" do you mean pink-coloured white chocolate/candy melts? Or pink food colouring?

If its the former, when you add the white chocolate, make sure its NOT too hot. White chocolate will remain workable for quite a long time. Spoon it in directly and carefully onto the set pink areas, then add the rest of the white. Tap gently to remove bubbles.

I haven't painted moulds before in anything other than melted coloured chocolate, so I can't offer any words of advice if you're using a food colouring medium other than choc.

HTH

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Jeannem Posted 22 Apr 2012 , 7:49pm
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If you're painting the pink FIRST and it's pink that is causing the problem, you must be smearing the pink somehow. Once it's hardened, it's not going to move anywhere.

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planetsomsom Posted 3 May 2012 , 2:36am
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Have you tried cocoa butter colours? Those are neat.

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