How Do I Make Chocolate Candy In Molds?

Sugar Work By laura4boys Updated 17 Jul 2007 , 10:41am by Trance

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laura4boys Posted 17 Jul 2007 , 8:53am
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I am new to cake decorating. I saw a cute cake that had painted chocolate presents around the cake like a border and I would like to try it. How do you make the candy? I know I have to buy the little chocolate drops, but then what? How else can I melt the chocolate if I don't have a double boiler? What all steps do I do to make the candies different colors? Thanks for any help.


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JanH Posted 17 Jul 2007 , 9:08am
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darandon Posted 17 Jul 2007 , 10:23am
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I always melt my chocolate in the microwave in plastic squirt bottles - 10 -15 seconds at a time until it is melted. I've also melted right in the disposable icing bags the same way.

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Trance Posted 17 Jul 2007 , 10:41am
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I do the same the microwave 10 seconds at a time. As far as coloring it, I buy chocolate that is already colored. I find mine at AC Moore or Michaels. Good Luck. Very cute cake!!

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