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Remind me about hollow molding technique?


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I'm teaching a chocolate molding class on Tuesday night, and we're making hollow Easter eggs in addition to standard bonbon type stuff. But it's been forever since I've done it, and I could use a refresher.

I have the two piece polycarbonate molds that have little notches to fit together. As I recall from the last time I did this, I decorated the molds with colored cocoa butter, gave them a coat of tempered chocolate with a brush, then put some tempered chocolate in one half, put the other half on, and shook it all around. Is that right? How much chocolate is ideal to get a good thickness of shell? Anything else I should remember to keep in mind?

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