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Martellato Polycarbonate 3D Magnetic Chocolate Mold, Egg, 28 Cavities

Martellato Polycarbonate 3D Magnetic Chocolate Mold, Egg, 28 Cavities
Item No. 20-3D1002
UPC: 8029859072923
Price: $50.00
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Mold in 3 magnetic polycarbonate pieces. 1 piece has oval cavities, 1 has the completing top of the ovals, each with a hole for filling the complete 3D oval shape with chocolate, and 1 is flat with matching holes, the even surface allowing you to scrape off the excess chocolate after filling. Each cavity 23mm x 32mm x 23mm high, 8 grams. Overall size of mold 7 inch x 11 inch.
Specifications
Features
Material Polycarbonate
Shape Oval
Design Egg
Cavities 28
Dimensions and Weights
Overall Size 7" x 11"
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Martellato Polycarbonate 3D Magnetic Chocolate Mold, Egg, 28 Cavities Average Customer Rating
4 stars - (1 reviews)
Finesse required! I've used this mold twice.

Things I learned:

1. The surface of the bottom plate must be scraped clean immediately and thoroughly -- with attention paid to the alignment pins -- or the top plate will not fit well when capping off.

2. Tempered dark chocolate is too viscous to flow well when capping these molds around a mounded center. I found thinning it with cocoa butter (1:10 ratio worked well) and using a depositing funnel to be the most effective way to get it done. I did not need the filling template piece for this.

3. Some finesse is required to get a nice blunt end without a discernable flat face on the egg where you capped it off. I have not mastered this yet. I'm thinking the best route may be to pan the finished product like a dragee rather than attempt to fill the mold to the absolute perfect level. Hand polishing/trimming worked, but was labor-intensive.

The eggs are a nice one/two bite size. I thought they were on the small side at first, but have come to appreciate them as being about the size of a small bonbon. They're big enough to fill and small enough to be mostly guilt-free.

By Daniel S, Mass. on February 24, 2015
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