How to Mold Chocolate

How To : Melt, mold, and dip chocolate

Chocolate is undeniably a food fit for the gods, with it sumptuously silky texture, bittersweet flavor, and health benefits (not that gods need to worry about getting sick). But chocolate's flavor can be even further enhanced by pairing it with other foodstuffs like strawberr ...more

How To : Mold cake pops using silicone mold pans

Cake pops are generally made in a circular shape from vanilla or chocolate cake, then dipped into chocolate or candy melts and sprinkled with adornments, but that doesn't mean you can't have some fun tweaking the shape a bit. Check out this cake decorating tutorial to learn h ...more

How To : Make cheap cutstomized silicone candy molds

This sculpture and candy making video will show you how to make your own sculpted silicone candy mold. This process uses Sculpy/Fimo, Amazing Mold Putty, and white chocolate for casting custom candies! This video is really good for ice cubes and jell-o too!

How To : Do a bright, cheery carnival makeup look

It's summer, gals, which means it's time to have fun with your makeup and break out of your nudes and neutrals mold. So no, that doesn't mean venturing into scary chocolate browns and - gasp! - even royal purples. We're talking about full on, so bright it'll blind your eyes c ...more

How To : Make chocolate peanut butter eggs

It doesn't have to be Easter to enjoy chocolate Easter eggs. You can make this simple chocolate recipe right at home, any time, any season, any holiday. So give your kids a special treat and learn this chocolate peanut butter eggs recipe. Creamy textures of melted milk chocol ...more

How To : Make chocolate hearts for Valentine's Day

In this tutorial, we learn how to make chocolate hearts for Valentine's Day. You will need 1.5-2 lbs of chocolate and a mold with heart shapes in it and sucker inserts. You will also need sticks to insert into the chocolate. First, melt your chocolate in a large bowl with a sp ...more

News : genius idea - hot chocolate cupcake

Via This Isn't Happiness. I don't know where this person got this picture, but it is too, too, TOO adorable for words. I'd love to know how they did the molds for the cup. It's a really cute concept and almost looks like a real cup of hot chocolate.

How To : Melt white chocolate chips for cake decorating

Melting chocolate is the first step in making a delectable chocolate bunny, heart, or other shape of your desire. Chocolate must be melted in order to pour into molds to create these fun shapes, which can be used on their own or to adorn cakes. Take a look at this cake decora ...more

How To : Make swirled chocolate heart cake decorations

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make swirled chocolate heart cake decorations. Users will need a heart shape cookie cutter. Brush some oil inside the cookie cutter and some butter one the outside. Then press on some wax paper on the outside of the cookie cutter to ...more

How To : Make fall themed cupcakes

Once Upon A Cake shows you how to create beautiful fall themed cupcakes to be the hit at your next Autumn party. Start with basic supplies such as cupcakes, icing of various colors and knifes to spread the icing. Using modeling chocolate you can mold leaf shapes and attach it ...more

How To : Temper chocolate in a microwave

Lynn of CocoDelirious shows us how to temper chocolate - in a microwave! - in this delicious-looking video. She reveals that a sophisticated double-boiler setup is unnecessary; all that you need is a microwave, a candy thermometer, a microwave-save bowl, and a spatula. Glass a ...more

News : Edible (and Itchy) Icelandic Landscapes

Inspired by the vast and exotic geography of Iceland, Canadian-Hungarian artist Eszter Burghardt uses food and wool to reconstruct her memory of the landscape. The series, "Edible Vistas and Wooly Sagas", is molded from "poppy seeds, coco powder, coffee, milk, and chocolate ca ...more

How To : Make a mini cupcake polymer cake mold

Use the tread on wire-nut, to create a mold for mini clay cupcakes. Usually used for joining together electrical wires, the repeated lines of the wire-nut will here be used to form the ridges expected on a cupcake bottom. Press the wire-nut into a small piece of clay to form a ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (06/06 - 06/12)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

How To : Eat ants

Tired of the same old snacks? This cheeky treat will be sure to shock your guests. Although, we might not consider ants as a regular food source, they are edible. Plus, anything tastes good with butter and garlic. There are over 12,000 species of ants. Try one of them in thes ...more

How To : Make marzipan candy & cake decorating

In this dessert cooking class on video, learn how to make marzipan candy and cake decorations. Marzipan is a sugar and almond confection known for its ability to be molded into shapes as various as you can imagine. Our expert will walk you through making some basic marzipan de ...more

How To : Easy DIY Gourmet Chocolate Bars

We've showed you how to make Butterfingers and Kit Kats, as well as custom-shaped chocolates, but have you ever thought about making your own gourmet chocolate bars? It's a fairly simple process, once you understand tempering, and there are endless flavor possibilities when y ...more

How To : Make Yummy Chocolate Lego Men

In this episode of In the Kitchen with Matt, I will teach you how to make Amazing Yummy Chocolate Lego figures. These little chocolate lego men are super easy to make, all you need is the chocolate and some lego molds. All you really need to do is melt the chocolate and then p ...more

How To : Make Custom-Shaped Chocolates at Home

It is a truth universally acknowledged that food molded into fancy shapes somehow seems tastier. That's true even with chocolate, which is inherently delicious. Now, while you can buy chocolate that's been pre-molded into fancy shapes, you can have a lot of fun and save a few ...more

How To : Hot Damn! These Homemade Popsicle Ideas Look Epic

The magic of an ice cold popsicle on a hot summer's day is undeniable, whether you're a child or a kid-at-heart. Neon-colored, store-bought popsicles may have a special place in your memory, but homemade popsicles are pretty hard to beat. Here's how to create delicious frozen ...more

News : Extremely Intricate Holiday Egg Nog Recipe

I can't resist Luxirare's decadent, over the top food tutorials... even when it involves making white chocolate egg molds covered in edible gold leaf and injected with egg nog. Luxirare admits, "You might scare your guests, its kind of really creepy if you think about it, bu ...more

How To : Make Star Wars Death Star Peanut Butter Cups

Hello and Welcome to In the Kitchen with Matt, first of all, I am a big fan of Star Wars, and I LOVE Peanut Butter Cups, so in this episode we are making Star Wars Death Star Peanut Butter Cups. These treats are super creative, easy to make, and are sure to impress your friend ...more

How To : Make Amazing Dessert Art Using Bubble Wrap

The internet was blowing up recently over this mind-blowing, mouth-watering video of a woman making a cake decoration out of… wait for it… chocolate bubble wrap. Yes, that's right: she turned the ubiquitous packing material into the mold for an absolutely gorgeous cake embelli ...more

May the Fourth Be with You : 4 Ways to Celebrate Star Wars

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a man by the name of George Lucas wrote an amazing trilogy about a new world and the power of the Force… and then subsequently ruined the franchise 22 years after the original release date. Fast forward to 2015, where nerds and geeks ...more

How To : Make a Caramel Popcorn Bowl You Can Eat

This easy "recipe" requires just two ingredients: popcorn and caramel bits. Caramel bits are made for melting, and they take all the work out of making caramel-based anything. If you've ever made caramel before, the result is delicious, but it's often hot and sticky work—in mo ...more

Tested : The Best Way to Keep Strawberries Fresh

During the summer, fresh strawberries are everywhere: at your neighborhood farmers market and in many desserts like strawberry shortcake and strawberry rhubarb pie, to name just a couple. Bringing home a few baskets of the ruby red fruit always seems like a good idea... until ...more

How To : 6 Ways to Have Your Bowl & Eat It Too

Edible bowls are glorious for plenty of reasons. They create fewer dishes, they're pretty to look at, and, well... you can eat them. There are many different options out there you can choose, like bacon cups, hollowed out apples, and molded hash browns, but these are 6 persona ...more

How To : Make Star Wars Death Star Popsicles

Hello, in this episode of In the Kitchen with Matt, we will continue with the Star Wars theme, last episode we made Star Wars Death Star Peanut Butter Cups, this episode we are making Star Wars Death Star Popsicles. So we are really getting great value out of our Death Star mo ...more

How To : Make Whiskey Ball Ice Without a Mold

If there's a better way to impress your friends than with cocktails, I don't know what it is. Some nice glasses, quality spirits, and a recipe that doesn't involve pre-made margarita mix, and you'll automatically look suave. However, the most overlooked cocktail accoutrement ( ...more

Monkey Bread : Savory or Sweet, Always a Treat

Regardless of your culture or your age, eating with your hands is fun. Flouting social convention and just digging in with your fingers provides a whole other level of epicurean enjoyment. And one of the most entertaining hands-on foods is monkey bread. Food historian Tori Ave ...more

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