Sweet Mold Making

Sugar Work By avacadofingers Updated 6 Apr 2015 , 6:47pm by daisybee

avacadofingers Posted 4 Dec 2014 , 2:32pm
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I'm wondering if anyone could help me in regards to mold-making for chocolates and jellied sweets. 

I am looking for a cost-effective way to create relativity detailed molds from 3d printed models. Silicone molding seems to be the most commonly suggested process, however at this stage it is somewhat out of my price range. Would it be possible to create useable molds using recipes that make use of gelatin as a setting agent? Or are there any other lower cost but still food-safe options? 

 

 

Any help is much appreciated, Cheers. 

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ropalma Posted 4 Dec 2014 , 2:51pm
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This is a link from CC

 

http://www.cakecentral.com/t/765361/food-grade-mold-recipe

 

Or search on Making Molds

avacadofingers Posted 4 Dec 2014 , 4:42pm
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Thanks a lot for replying. I did come across that recipe actually, it was what brought me to this site, however i was unsure of whether a mold made from gelatin would be able to withstand the higher temperatures required for some sweets. 

cakebaby2 Posted 5 Dec 2014 , 12:45am
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No they wouldn't but the youtube video on silicone molds would help.

daisybee Posted 6 Apr 2015 , 6:28pm
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hi!


i saw a video on the facebook profil of gateaux inc, i can't seem to post the link here but go on their profile, i think it's the latest video,, it is  reusable mixture you can make molds with. i haven't tried it yet but i can't wait to receive my product!


daisybee Posted 6 Apr 2015 , 6:47pm
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