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    Default Tip for butter molds please....

    I haveing to do some butter molds for work. Well I have never did these before. So my problem is trying to get the butter out of the mold. I set the mold in a dish of water to release the butter from the mold. But it won't come out without melting every where. Does anyone have any idea on how to do this and still get a nice mold? I've looked on the internet, but didn't have much luck, other than what I was doing. Just thought that I would ask, maybe someone on here might know something about it. Thanks for you help on this.
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    Default Re: Tip for butter molds please....

    Did you spray the molds first with cooking spray?
    I have found that if you spray the mold first it helps.
    I have also put them in the freezer then use room temperature water to help them pop out.
    Not sure if this will help our not.
    Good luck

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    Default Re: Tip for butter molds please....

    Are your molds made of silicone? If they are:

    spray cooking spray in the molds before you pour in the liquid butter

    Do not leave the mold sit in the hot water, just briefly dip the bottom of the molds in a pan of hot water.

    Hope this helps. Thanks; Virginia

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    Default Re: Tip for butter molds please....

    Hope you can get it figured out! I make tons of butter but never used butter molds but have seen them for sale.

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    Default Re: Tip for butter molds please....

    I've used different types of molds
    And I always spray my molds, then fill and cover (with saran wrap), and then put them in the freezer for 1 to 2 hours and unmold them like Virginia stated
    Do not leave the mold sit in the hot water, just briefly dip the bottom of the molds in a pan of "hot water".
    These are really nice for any special luncheon or dinner party. Gives the table a special added touch.
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    Default Re: Tip for butter molds please....

    I didn't use cooking spray, but did wonder if I should have or not. No they aren't silicone, but kinda wish they were. It might be easier if they were. I'm just spreading the softened butter in the mold, placing in the freezer and then dipped it in the warm water. Maybe I'm leaving it in the water for to long. I'll try it by just dipping it briefly and see if that might be better. Thank you everyone for your help.

    It's for a banquet on Thursday night, I just wanted to make sure that they came out looking nice. Since it's my first time making them, I had to make sure I was doing it right. Also making stuffed chicken breast with creamed mushroom sauce. That part I can do.
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    Default Re: Tip for butter molds please....

    Good luck Tonia, the stuffed chicken breast with creamed mushroom sauce sounds wonderful!!

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    Default Re: Tip for butter molds please....

    Tonia,
    I hope everything turns out for you. Maybe with a little more practice today you'll have it down pat by tomorrow. If you get a couple nice ones today you can always wrap those up for tomorrow, and have them ready to go. Stuffed Chicken Breast sounds soo good. I haven't had that in some time.
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