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I checked Amazon. I saw one that the remarks said they were too shallow and the other one had 4 different sizes of leaves on a small round mold. All were made of silicone. Any idea where to find one with all small leaves on it?
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https://www.bascommaple.com/category...andy_supplies/
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I think every maple equipment manufacturer has them in their catalog. Lots of choices, shapes and sizes.
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Thanks for the link I'm concerned about using a rubber mold because of the smell of rubber.
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Thanks for the link I'm concerned about using a rubber mold because of the smell of rubber.
Not a concern. Won't pass into candy.
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You always soak your molds before using them for the first time. There are different ways of doing it. Some steam them and some long soak them. Here is what I do when I get a new batch of molds.
I'll soak them in a hot tap water soak with 1/8 cup of baking soda per gallon used used to soak. I'll let soak for 12-24 hours. I'll then rinse in hot water and resoak in hot tap water for another 12 hours. I'll rinse once again, and then set them out to dry and be used.
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You always soak your molds before using them for the first time. There are different ways of doing it. Some steam them and some long soak them. Here is what I do when I get a new batch of molds.
I'll soak them in a hot tap water soak with 1/8 cup of baking soda per gallon used used to soak. I'll let soak for 12-24 hours. I'll then rinse in hot water and resoak in hot tap water for another 12 hours. I'll rinse once again, and then set them out to dry and be used.
And they don't need to be sprayed with anything before filling? Like silicone?
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I never do. I know some that use food grade glycerin and wipe inside, but I have never had the need to do it
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You always soak your molds before using them for the first time. There are different ways of doing it. Some steam them and some long soak them. Here is what I do when I get a new batch of molds.
I'll soak them in a hot tap water soak with 1/8 cup of baking soda per gallon used used to soak. I'll let soak for 12-24 hours. I'll then rinse in hot water and resoak in hot tap water for another 12 hours. I'll rinse once again, and then set them out to dry and be used.
That sounds close to instructions I have seen except boil them with baking soda and rinse well.
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Leader Evaporator has them and many many more
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