How to Thin Wilton Candy Melts

Written by carolyn kay neeley
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Sometimes you'll want to be able to pour melted Wilton candy melts into moulds or to use to coat candies. Melted Wilton candy melts aren't pourable on their own. Using just a little bit of solid vegetable shortening will thin your Wilton candy melts in just a few minutes.

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Things you need

  • Solid vegetable shortening
  • Candy melts
  • Spoon
  • Double boiler

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  1. 1

    Melt the candy melts in the double boiler. Color or flavour candy melts as desired.

  2. 2

    Stir in 2 tsp of solid shortening per 397gr (400g) of candy melts. Continue stirring until shortening is melted.

  3. 3

    Pour thinned candy melts into moulds or dip candies in it to coat.

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