How to Use Chocolate Molds
- What You’ll Need to Use Chocolate Molds: -A mold.
- Step 1: Melt and Temper Your Chocolate. Real chocolate melts at just below 100° F.
- Step 2: Pour Carefully. Pour or spoon the melted the chocolate into your mold.
- Step 3: Let Chocolate Cool. For this step, patience is required!
- 1 How do you get chocolate out of metal molds?
- 2 How do you keep chocolate from sticking to metal molds?
- 3 Do you need to grease metal chocolate molds?
- 4 Can you put chocolate in a metal mold?
- 5 Do I need to spray chocolate molds?
- 6 Do you need to temper chocolate for molds?
- 7 Why does my melted chocolate not harden?
- 8 Can you harden chocolate in the fridge?
How do you get chocolate out of metal molds?
Pour warm water into a pan or the sink and dip the mould in for several seconds if the chocolate is stuck in the mould and is room temperature. This will heat the chocolate and soften it, allowing it to slip out of the mould.
How do you keep chocolate from sticking to metal molds?
Warming the tin with hot water would just make the chocolate melt. The best thing would be to leave the tin in the refrigerator or freezer and let the chocolate cool enough to contract and pop out on its own.
Do you need to grease metal chocolate molds?
Chocolate naturally has quite a bit of fat in its makeup. Because this is the case, it is not necessary to grease chocolate molds when making candy, as you do with pans when baking cakes or cookies. Chocolate candies must be completely hard in order to cleanly pop out of their molds.
Can you put chocolate in a metal mold?
As long as the mold is shiny and clean (on the inside of course) you should have no problems. I did refrigerate mine (and sometimes used the freezer but more rarely). They frost over just like the plastic molds and release easily.
Do I need to spray chocolate molds?
No need to spray or coat chocolate molds with any type of oil. As long as you used the proper molding chocolate and let it completely set in the refrigerator, your chocolate will easily release on its own.
Do you need to temper chocolate for molds?
If you’re baking, you don’t need to worry about tempering chocolate but if you’re making candies or dipping strawberries, the chocolate must be tempered. Same thing with making molded chocolates. Chocolate has to be tempered otherwise it will not release from a chocolate mold.
Why does my melted chocolate not harden?
You may need to throw away all of the chocolate and making new, unadulterated chocolate that has been properly tempered, but if the problem is that the chocolate hasn’t been tempered properly and the adulteration haven’t altered its characteristics too much, you might be able to save it by scraping it all off of your
Can you harden chocolate in the fridge?
If you are just talking about using regular lollipop molds, they should firm up in the fridge easily within 10-15 minutes. The thicker the layer of chocolate, the longer it will take for the melted chocolate to set. If you are in a mad rush, you can even use the freezer.