Modeling Chocolate

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mickmack210 Posted 12 May 2008 , 5:52am
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So, on Ace of Cakes, and shows like Food Network Challenge.. I always hear them talking about using modeling chocolate either in place of, or underneath/with fondant. But I can't for the life of me figure out how to make and use it. I hate fondant and want to see if I can sub modeling chocolate in sometimes. Any help? Recipe? Uses? Photos?

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JanH Posted 12 May 2008 , 7:18am
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Here's a CC recipe for modeling chocolate also known as chocolate clay:

Everything you ever wanted to know about candy clay:
(Coloring, help, storing and more.)


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Mike1394 Posted 12 May 2008 , 10:48am
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For a cheap way to get introduced to modeling chocolate without having to buy the supplies. Tootsie Rolls. icon_biggrin.gif TRs are very close if you get some fresh ones.


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KHalstead Posted 12 May 2008 , 11:21am
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I love modelling stiffens up quicker than fondant...but doesn't get any harder than a tootsie roll. Perfect for roses! Here is a cake where I used it to make the roses (because I couldn't get buttercream ones to look good and the customer didn't want to pay for gumpaste rose!!)

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terrier Posted 12 May 2008 , 11:35am
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Here is another forum post on modeling chocolate.
good luck!

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SeriousCakes Posted 13 May 2008 , 2:06am
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Oh I love candy clay! I also like that it hardens, but it's not hard! icon_lol.gif Good stuff thumbs_up.gif
Video on how to make it:

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Molly2 Posted 13 May 2008 , 11:01am
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Thank you for that You-tube info wow all these cakes are wonderful can't wait to make some candy Clay

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