What are chocolate transfer sheets?
Keeping this in consideration, what are chocolate transfer sheets made of?
Chocolate transfer sheets are transparent acetate sheets that are composed of an layer made from cocoa butter with a light dusting of confectioners' sugar. You can use these transfer sheets with magnetic chocolate molds, silicone, 3D, polycarbonate molds, etc.
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Considering this, what is a transfer sheet?
Transfer sheets allow chocolatiers to put beautiful designs and patterns directly onto chocolates, almost like magic. Plaquettes (literally, "small plaques" in French) are small circles of chocolate with your logo or design, which can be used to top round chocolates like truffles.
How do you use chocolate transfer sheets with molds?
Place transfer sheet cocoa butter side up and secure to mold. Using a squeeze bottle, fill each cavity with candy coating, or if using real chocolate, spoon into mold. Tap mold on counter to release air bubbles. Scrape over top of mold with a bench scraper or spatula to get nice clean edges.