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Old 07-22-2011, 11:06 AM   #1
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Looking for hard candy mold...

I would love to find a reputable place to buy hard candy molds. If anyone has bought hard candy molds from an online source and are very satisfied with the molds they bought, I would greatly appreciate a link to the seller.

I specifically looking for a "Barrel" mold or a globe mold. Medium to large.

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Old 07-22-2011, 04:57 PM   #2
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I would love to find a reputable place to buy hard candy molds. If anyone has bought hard candy molds from an online source and are very satisfied with the molds they bought, I would greatly appreciate a link to the seller.

I specifically looking for a "Barrel" mold or a globe mold. Medium to large.

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Timothy I can take a look at Michael's craft store and will let you know if they have any thing like you're asking for. If so I'll PM you .
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I think Wilton is TNT for candy-making. They also sell at Walmart.
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You know, my first thought when I saw this was, "Why would he want mold on his hard candy?" Sorry, nothing useful to add, I just shouldn't be awake yet. :)
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Old 07-22-2011, 11:25 PM   #5
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Timothy I can take a look at Michael's craft store and will let you know if they have any thing like you're asking for. If so I'll PM you .
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I checked at the Michael's in St. Augustine and they didn't. Perhaps the one near you does.

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Old 07-22-2011, 11:27 PM   #6
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I think Wilton is TNT for candy-making. They also sell at Walmart.
What does TNT mean and who is Wilton?

Sorry, it's late and you've lost me.
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What does TNT mean and who is Wilton?

Sorry, it's late and you've lost me.
Sorry Timothy, it had to be explained to me too, very slowly. TNT =Tried and true. Wilton is a very old candy making and cake equipment company. They may have what you need, or not. I think they have a website too. Probably also on Amazon.com. Good luck!

I do not do candy or cake, but have seen Wilton stuff, as one of the People of Walmart. (which, btw, is a hilarious site, with or without shopping. Prepare the eyebleach.)
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Most craft supply places stock silicon candy molds. A Packed base of cornstarch, with the desired shape pressed into it can act as a mold for certain applications, but the finished candy may not have that perfect sheen/gloss to it, unless "polished".
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Sorry Timothy, it had to be explained to me too, very slowly. TNT =Tried and true. Wilton is a very old candy making and cake equipment company. They may have what you need, or not. I think they have a website too. Probably also on Amazon.com. Good luck!

I do not do candy or cake, but have seen Wilton stuff, as one of the People of Walmart. (which, btw, is a hilarious site, with or without shopping. Prepare the eyebleach.)
Thanks for clarifying. I don't text or use text abbreviations except for the most popular and then mostly not. I type pretty fast on my standard keyboard and never have to use my tiny phone keyboard for much.

I feel like half the population is forgetting how to write entire words.

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Most craft supply places stock silicon candy molds. A Packed base of cornstarch, with the desired shape pressed into it can act as a mold for certain applications, but the finished candy may not have that perfect sheen/gloss to it, unless "polished".
They certainly don't stock them in my city. I've asked five "craft" stores and all I've gotten is "No sir, we don't".

I was hoping to find someone on this site that has some molds and could tell me the link to them.
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Old 07-23-2011, 01:02 PM   #11
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I use the silicone ice trays with pretty shapes and just oil them to make sure the candy comes out easily.
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Years ago I made my own candles. Candle molds come in all different shapes. I wonder if those might work? Craft stores should carry them.
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This will be my first adventure into candy making. I thought it would be wise as a beginner to start with the stuff proven to work. Plus, when that Pro Candy Maker comes forth, I will pepper them with lots of other questions. <the plan>

I love caramel and butterscotch hard candies and thought it would be fun to be able to make my own using "Stevia" in them. I use Stevia in everything I make that is sweet and the aftertaste many speak of is something I don't taste at all.

I'm a diabetic, (type II), so I use stevia in everything and can make it as sweet tasting as I wish.

My goal is to make a couple pounds of hard candy and keep it in the freezer until I want another batch. On a super hot day, a frozen hard candy is a real treat.
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Hard candy molds

C and K has a catalog with alot of these and tons of other stuff.
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Old 09-01-2011, 01:42 PM   #15
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C and K has a catalog with alot of these and tons of other stuff.
If you have a link to that, it would be helpful. I get C and K trucking on Google.
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