molds have rapidly become the go-to option for home bakers and
professional bakers. They are easy to work with, relatively
inexpensive and they have a very long life cycle with limited special
silicone molds are sometimes called silicone push molds or, less
commonly silicone press molds. They can be difficult to find, so
shopping at a specialized bakery supply outlet is often the best idea
to get a good section. For only orders across the country or even
internationally, N.Y. Cake is a great place to look.
fondant or chocolate modeling paste is simply pressed into the mold
with the fingers. The key is to make sure to work the material fully
into the mold as this is essential to ensure the full details of the
mold are imprinted onto the surface once the fondant is removed from
molds can be used to create raised decorative elements from braiding,
and various options in trim or designs through to flowers, hearts,
messages in fonts and text, seasonal decorations or specific themed
details and decorations.
out of the mold, the fondant, gum paste, chocolate modeling clay or
other options can be further enhanced with color, sparkles or other
types of decorative elements. Take the time to allow the material to
settle fully into the mold. Ideally, place in the fridge or freezer
to allow the mold to solidify before removing the mold.
in mind; the silicone push molds are flexible. This means it is
easier to complete the process of removing the decorative element by
twisting and bending the mold for easy release.