Storing Modeling Chocolate Roses.... And Tootsie Roll Roses?

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Jopalis Posted 26 May 2007 , 10:20pm
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I will need them in a week. Meanwhile, should I just seal up in a container? Both types? Won't refrigerate the modeling choc. roses for fear they will "bloom".

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darcat Posted 27 May 2007 , 1:00am
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I kept my tootsie roll roses for 4 days on a piece of was paper in a tupper ware in the fridge and they were fine as per the choc cake in my photos If you dont refrgigerate them they wilt something bad lol

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Jopalis Posted 27 May 2007 , 5:41am
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thanks! I grabbed them and stuck in fridge right after I read your post! No way I wanted all that time consuming work gone to waste!

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ljhow623 Posted 27 May 2007 , 2:11pm
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For your chocolate clay roses. They actually will last a very long time (up to a year). I keep mine in a plastic container in a cool dry place. I have some sitting out on the table that I made over a month ago and they are still beautiful. If you are making the roses without a stem try placing them in an egg carton or something simular so that each one can sit in it's own space. Egg crate foam works good too. I have some jello molds that I used for mine.

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Jopalis Posted 27 May 2007 , 5:29pm
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Boy LJ...I owe you big time. It would help if I wouldn't venture into "unchartered waters" with a new cake all the time. Makes for a neurotic baker!!! I should donate money to CC for the Keep Jopalis Sane Fund!!! You are all such wonderful giving people. I bug some of you more than others.... heartfelt thanks... thumbs_up.gif

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ibmoser Posted 27 May 2007 , 6:40pm
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I have Tootsie Roll roses that I made four months ago stored in an airtight plastic container that I keep on a shelf unrefrigerated. I keep opening the container from time to time to check on them - this is a science project in progress icon_lol.gif . If I leave them out, the high humidity here will turn them to mush within 48 hours, so I was just curious about the longevity and storage. Ditto Starburst candy roses....

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Spike1999 Posted 20 Jan 2015 , 9:07pm
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Thanks for your in put in storing chocolate roses as I made my first ones to day what fun At one time I did roses with the wax paper drawing pettles and filling in with chocolate and the pettles braking when you picked them up I did cake dectorating for 12 years boy this would have been handy It is a little hard on these old hands till it gets playable 

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