Archive for the ‘Candy’ Category

How to Thin Candy Melts

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

If you’re wondering how to thin Candy Melts candy to the proper consistency for dipping and dunking, you’re not alone. No matter what method you use, it can be tricky to get your candy to the proper state for your project.

Before we dive into the details, let’s discuss the difference between melting and thinning your candy. Melting candy is the act of taking your candy from a solid state to a semi-liquid state. Thinning candy, on the other hand, is the act of changing the consistency of already melted candy. For example, your candy may be technically melted, but a thicker consistency. Thinning your candy would mean changing your melted candy from a thicker state to a more viscous state.

There are a couple ways to properly thin candy so your candy stays workable and sets well. Best of all, it’s very easy if you have the right tools on hand!

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How to Use Candy Molds

Friday, March 29th, 2019

Making edible cake decorations or delicious toppers for cupcakes is easy when you know how to use candy molds to create delicious homemade candies. They’re an excellent way for beginner bakers to add personality and flavor to their baked treats with minimum effort. With hundreds of designs to choose from, you know there’s one to match your mood. Read on for our candy mold FAQ.

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How to Melt Candy Melts Candy for Dipping, Dunking, Drizzling and Molding

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

When you want to create mouth-watering candy-coated sweets like cake pops, dipped fruit, pretzels or lollipops, our Candy Melts® candy is your go-to. The meltability and smooth consistency makes them ideal for dipping, molding and drizzling. Here we offer up our best tips and tricks for melting Candy Melts candy to help you get the yummiest results every time.

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Mother’s Day Brunch Idea: Watercolor Sweets

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

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They care for scraped knees, dry teary eyes, help with science fair projects and do routine sweeps for monsters under the bed. That’s right, today we’re talking about the women who do it all — moms! These real life superheroes should be celebrated every darn day, but Mother’s Day is definitely the time to go all out. And since Mother’s Day is one of the busiest restaurant days of the year, what better way to celebrate than a colorful and relaxing brunch at home? For home bakers who want to take their festivities up a notch, here are some unique watercolor-inspired Mother’s Day brunch ideas to liven up your tablescape.
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15 Candy Melts Treats for Game Day

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

BlogImages-15One of my favorite ways to add an impressive finish to any treat is with Candy Melts. They can be used in so many different ways, and the color assortment gives you plenty of options right at your fingertips. If you’re in need of a sweet game day treat, here are 15 different Candy Melts treats for Game Day.

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5 Star-Spangled 4th of July Treats from Hungry Happenings

Monday, June 20th, 2016

With the 4th of July just weeks away, we want to tell all of you about some fun treats that would be perfect for the holiday celebrations. We got in touch with Beth Klosterboer of Hungry Happenings, who has a ton of festive 4th of July ideas! Check some of them out below.

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How to Use Candy Melts Candy

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Candy Melts are one of my favorite mediums to decorate with, because you can do so many different things with them – you can mold candy, pipe with it, trace with it, make ganache, make candy clay – the list goes on and on! Here at Wilton, we receive a LOT of questions about how to use Candy Melts. We made a list of some of the most commonly asked questions and created a video to answer them for you.

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7 Magical Unicorn Treats You Need in Your Life

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Thinking of throwing a unicorn birthday party for someone special or requesting one for yourself? Even if it’s not your birthday, who needs a reason to throw a unicorn party?  The increasingly popular party theme is too cute to miss out on. Here’s a couple unicorn cake ideas and other treats to spark your creativity. (more…)

Dunk, Dip and Drizzle for National Pretzel Day

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Happy National Pretzel Day! Many of us love this popular crunchy snack, and pretzels are made even better when coated in candy for a salty and sweet combination. You can do so much more than dunking a pretzel in melted chocolate; all you need is some inspiration and the right tools.

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5 Caramel Recipes for National Caramel Day

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

If you’re a caramel lover, today is your day! There are so many ways to enjoy caramel: atop ice cream or in coffee drinks, covering apples, drizzling it over cookies or cakes, or simply enjoying it on its own. However you like it, celebrate National Caramel Day with one of these rich caramel recipes.

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