Vegan Substitute For Modeling Chocolate

Decorating By susysu Updated 27 Dec 2015 , 6:55pm by costumeczar

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susysu Posted 27 Dec 2015 , 3:36am
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I have my daughter very allergic to dairy and beef so no milk chocolate or gelatin allowed in the diet. I need a good replacement for modeling chocolate for her birthday cake. I'd like to make some chocolate roses and other decorations. Do you know of a particular brand I can use or a easy to make recipe?

Thank you!!


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jchuck Posted 27 Dec 2015 , 3:58am
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You can buy non dairy vegan chocolate chips..Ghirardelli makes them, amoungst others. There's also carob chips..a chocolate replacement. You could use almond/rice/coconut milk as your liquid instead of cow's milk. I'd make a small batch to see how solid the ganache would be. 

Hope this helps.

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costumeczar Posted 27 Dec 2015 , 6:55pm
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The Ghirardhelli 72% bars are dairy-free according to the labels, but the higher cocoa content ones aren't for some reason. They all have the "manufactured in a facility that also processes dairy etc" on it, so just read the labels. If you're making modeling chocolate you'd just need the chocolate and corn syrup, so that shouldn't be a problem.

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