Water In Candy Melts?

Sugar Work By mccowen73 Updated 17 Apr 2009 , 11:10pm by mbelgard

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mccowen73 Posted 15 Apr 2009 , 7:10pm
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Can you fix candy melts after you get water in them and they get all clumpy?

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BlakesCakes Posted 17 Apr 2009 , 10:30pm
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Probably not. Although they're not real chocolate that requires tempering, they do seize up when water gets into them.

You can "try" adding a tiny bit of vegetable oil (perhaps an 1/8th tsp. at a time) and microwaving on 50% in 10 second bursts, stirring each time.

They may be OK for flat applications, but I can't guarantee that they'll set up perfectly.


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mbelgard Posted 17 Apr 2009 , 11:10pm
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Try adding a shortening to them a little at a time until they smooth out. If you add too much it will thin the candy out so don't add a bunch at once.

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