Painting Molded Chocolate

Decorating By lynne0753 Updated 24 Jan 2014 , 4:20pm by Sassyzan

lynne0753 Posted 24 Jan 2014 , 4:06pm
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Would like to make Wilton's candy mold monkeys. I do not feel confidant with doing the different colors in the mold. Can I make them in chocolate and once hardened and out of the mold paint the other colors directly onto them for the leaves, banana, etc.

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Crazy-Gray Posted 24 Jan 2014 , 4:10pm
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AYes but it won't look as neat and the colours will be duller/darker as they will be thinner

Sassyzan Posted 24 Jan 2014 , 4:20pm
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AIt's really not hard to do the different colors in the molds. You can use a piping bag or a paintbrush or a toothpick for tiny details. Mercken's sells bags of mixed colors so you don't have to buy a ton of each color if you only need accents. Give it a try! You might surprise yourself. The finish will be much neater if you do it in-mold too.

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