Wilton Melts And Wilton Silicone Molds

Decorating By jfraelich Updated 21 May 2014 , 2:31pm by Sassyzan

jfraelich Posted 20 May 2014 , 11:18pm
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I have an order for 6 dozen cake pops, and my client wants a marine life theme. I found a silicone mold made by Wilton that has different types of sea life: coral, starfish, shells, etc. Because they are cake pops, I would rather use chocolate melts as opposed to fondant or gum paste (since a lot people are not fans of decorations made from those mediums). Can I use candy melts in the Sea Life silicone mold? Will the shapes still pop out? Thank you for any help!! 

 

Jessica

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AZCouture Posted 20 May 2014 , 11:34pm
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Try it. See what happens. Maybe rub the inside with a little shortening first.

kkmcmahan Posted 21 May 2014 , 12:18pm
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I have never used candy melts in those silicone molds (most of my molds are metal) but it should work.  I would put in the fridge to set up, then it should pop easily.  If you want them to be soft so they can wrap around a curve, you might want to use candy clay instead, then you would just prepare it as you would fondant.

Sassyzan Posted 21 May 2014 , 2:31pm
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AYes, silicone works for candy melts. You can gently pull the silicone away from the candy to release it rather than whacking it on the counter like a regular clear plastic candy mold.

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