Another Question About Cake Pops And The Hot Texas Sun!

Decorating By deeb173 Updated 8 Jun 2011 , 3:01pm by n_jean

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deeb173 Posted 7 Jun 2011 , 7:13pm
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We have had record breaking temps here in Houston the last week, 100's. Well on Friday night is the Relay for Life and I've volunteered to do a cake pop bouquet for the silent auction. I got a pink cancer fighting mug and was going to wrap the pops indivually and put them in styrofoam in the mug. .....BUT I got to thinking....will they melt while sitting out like that....granted it's in the evening but it will still be about 85 degrees once the sun sets.

I was thinking that maybe after I dip them in the chocolate ..then maybe dip them in royal icing...kind of making a candy coating....

Do y'all think that will work?

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MamaMia808 Posted 7 Jun 2011 , 8:27pm
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Maybe freeze them before setting them out? I don't think there's any way to avoid the melting issue. Also, if you freeze them and leave them out in the sun you may have an issue with them sweating.

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TexasSugar Posted 7 Jun 2011 , 9:13pm
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Take some of what you are coating them in and stick it outside this evening in a bowl and see if it holds up to the temps. Or if you have any currently done, try it out. icon_wink.gif

I think if kept cool before hand and kept out of the direct sun they shouldn't be drippy melting, but they may be a little softer.

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deeb173 Posted 8 Jun 2011 , 2:18am
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thanks for the tips. I did think of the sweating issue. I guess tomorrow I will set a couple outside and see how long they last icon_smile.gif

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n_jean Posted 8 Jun 2011 , 3:01pm
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For the tip about freezing them, just know they will most likely crack if you freeze them already diped in chocolate. So, I wouldnt do that but refrigerating them is fine. I just know that from experience.

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