What a sweet way to wrap up your Christmas gifts! Use the Gingerbread Candy Kit to mold merry gingerbread boys and girls, holiday candy canes and gum drops and even a candy gingerbread house. Everything you need is included!
Paint details. Melt red, green and gingerbread Candy Melts candy, separately, according to package directions. Use brush and melted green candy to paint green details in candy molds. Chill until firm, about 3 to 5 minutes. Use brush and melted red candy to paint red details in candy molds. Chill until firm, about 3 to 5 minutes. Reserve remaining candy.
Fill molds. Use reserved melted candy to fill molds to top. Tap mold gently on surface to remove air bubbles. Chill until firm, about 10 to 15 minutes. Unmold.
Position on gifts. Place candy in party bags, if desired. Position on gift.
Anyone can write out a place card for the party?but wouldn't an edible candy place card be much more special and fun? There are lots of ways to use candy plaques molded in cake or muffin pans. You can create unforgettable holiday gift cards, centerpieces, cake toppers and more. For rectangles, use a loaf pan or mini cake pan. For circles, use muffin pans. Attach a molded candy for a great finishing touch.
Adding color details to candies makes them more realistic and much more fun! For large areas of color, it's best to paint the melted candy right in the mold before the whole candy is molded using a decorator brush. Or, for very small details like vines, mouths and messages, melted candy should be piped onto molded candies using a parchment bag with a small hole cut in the tip.