3 Unique Ways to Use a Fondant Mold

July 16th, 2015 by Desiree Smith

Are you a fondant expert? Not a fan of the stuff? Not even sure what it is? None of that matters with these three clever ways to use a fondant mold! We used Candy Melts candy, cookie dough and buttercream icing to make some phenomenal molded treats.

1. Cocoa Crested Cherries

Dress up any dipped fruit or candy by pouring melted Candy Melts candy into the Jewelry Fondant Mold. Find out how to make these beautiful cherries here.

Cocoa Crested Cherries using Fondant Mold



2. Molded Animal Crackers

Make your own animal crackers with the Jungle Animals Fondant Mold by following these easy instructions.

Molded Animal Crackers Using Fondant Mold

3. Buttercream Sea Life Cupcakes

These beautiful cupcakes look like they’re topped with fondant, but it’s actually frozen buttercream! Use the Sea Life Fondant Mold to make these beachy cupcakes.

Sea Life Cupcakes Using Fondant Mold

Desiree Smith Desiree is the Public Relations Manager at Wilton. She spends her days monitoring media opportunities, working with newspaper, magazine and television contacts, collaborating with bloggers and handling a variety of other odds and ends. Desiree has a degree in journalism and experience writing for newspapers and television. Outside of Wilton, she enjoys running and planning outings with friends.

4 Replies

  1. wilma says:

    , this looks amazing! I like to work with chocolate too. I know someone with gluten allergy and if I have to bring something for coffee or snack, I like to bring chocolate. This is a good idea for next time!!!
    Another question I can not really find an answer is: How can I make cake flour?


    • Desiree Smith says:

      Hi Wilma,

      You can make a substitute for cake flour by measuring out 1 cup of all-purpose flour, and replacing 2 tablespoons of that flour with 2 tablespoons of cornstarch.

      Cake flour has a lower protein content than all-purpose flour, so it makes for a more tender cake.

      Happy Baking!

  2. Ashlee says:

    Can the silicone fondant molds be used to make hard candy? Will they easily withstand that heat?

    • Janet says:

      They are specific molds for making candy and work way better than the plastic one for fondant. The fondant mold don’t do well with extreme heat of any kind…I have found. I hope this helps

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