How to Thin Wilton Candy Melts

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Things You'll Need

  • Solid vegetable shortening

  • Candy melts

  • Spoon

  • Double boiler

Sometimes you'll want to be able to pour melted Wilton candy melts into molds 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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Step 1

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


Step 2

Stir in 2 tsp. of solid shortening per 14 oz. (400g) of candy melts. Continue stirring until shortening is melted.


Step 3

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