The layered look is one of the most pleasing ways to mold candy?and one of the easiest. A great idea for holiday candies: red, green and white for Christmas, lavender, yellow and white for Easter, orange, yellow and chocolate for Halloween.
Melt Candy Melts candy according to package directions.
Using a cut decorating or parchment bag, partially fill candy molds to desired height with
melted candy in one color. This will be the color for the top of molded candy. Tap mold
gently on counter to remove air bubbles. Chill until firm. Amount of time will depend on
size of the mold .
Fill mold to desired height with contrasting color melted candy. Tap mold and chill until
Repeat until desired number of layers are formed. Unmold.
Silicone molds and metal bakeware make great alternatives to candy molds.
For a fun layered look when using deeper candy molds, after filling the mold with
the first layer of melted candy, prop the mold at an angle in the refrigerator while
the candy sets. Continue adding layers as described above, propping the mold
until the last layer of candy. After adding the last layer of candy, place the mold
horizontally on the refrigerator shelf and chill until set.
This technique also works nicely using two or more flavors of Candy Melts candy.
Now you'll find out how easy and fun it is to use a candy mold. We're starting out with the most basic candies?one color, solid body. But basic doesn't mean boring. The details in each candy mold make these easy candies look terrific. So choose your favorite Wilton mold and some great Candy Melts®?it's time to start!