Need Some Advice On Modeling Chocolate!

Decorating By dennishaskins Updated 16 Oct 2010 , 4:13pm by Renaejrk

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dennishaskins Posted 15 Oct 2010 , 12:39am
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I am doing a Hans Solo in Carbonite cake next week for a wedding. I have made and used modeling chocolate before to cover cakes, but I was planning on using it to actually sculpt the top of the cake with. Would it be better for me to use a semi sweet chocolate to make the modeling clay? I feel like it would firm up more, but then again, I still want it to be pretty pliable because of the amount of detail. Any suggestions? Would candy melts work just as well? Also has any one had experience airbrushing modeling chocolate? The entire cake is supposed to be silver and i was going to spray it with lusterdust. Just looking for some pointers!

Thanks in advance.

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AnotherCreation Posted 16 Oct 2010 , 3:24pm
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I personally think the candy melts would work better with the amount of detail your talking about. Good luck and post pics when ur done

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Renaejrk Posted 16 Oct 2010 , 4:13pm
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Candy melts tend to not "act up" so I would probably use those. I have airbrushed modeling chocolate with pearl dust so you can definitely do it - just may need several coats so it doesn't bead up.

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