Hello everyone!I'm new to working with chocolate, so sorry if this is an obvious question. I'm about to get some polycarbonate molds and I want to experiment with coloring them. I understand that the…Continue
"Hi, I live in South Africa and have been looking for cocoa butter, I cannot find it anywhere in South Africa, by looking for it on the internet at least, so I will probably have to stick to the colored white chocolate."
"The colouring should not be affecting the taste. You need fat soluble coluring, not water soluble colourings. I have only ever seen fat soluble colours in powder form. If adding colour to white chocolate, you can temper before or after you add the…"
"You can buy colored cocoa butter also, ready to use. We sell it at Qzina, as well as just the colors, and we also sell plain cocoa butter in small wafers. Ultimately the best looking product will come if you can spray it. Many use simple heated…"
"This question is also very important for me. I live in South Africa and really cannot seem to get hold of cocoa butter, so some tempered, colored white chocolate will do? Do you temper before or after you add the coloring? I tried this before and I…"
"Ok thanks. I used oil colors and a few of them didn't demold correctly, so I'll try to get some powder colors.
One other question: I found a site that sells cocoa butter. White chocolate is much more easily available, but if I got cocoa…"
Hello everyone!I'm new to working with chocolate, so sorry if this is an obvious question. I'm about to get some polycarbonate molds and I want to experiment with coloring them. I understand that the usual process is to paint a small amount of colored cocoa butter into the cavities. Where I live white chocolate is much more easily available than cocoa butter. Could I paint colored white chocolate into the molds instead of cocoa butter? Do I need to temper the white chocolate if I am just using…See More