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A question about a recipe: Conversation Hearts

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I have a question about the recipe "Conversation Hearts" from Erin McDowell. I don't have a microwave. What is the suggested process for melting the gelatin without a microwave?

asked by indie almost 2 years ago

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added almost 2 years ago

You usually soften it in a bit of liquid in a small cup, then place the cup in a shallow pan of hot water (off heat)- I haven't read this recipe, but that's the usual procedure (never heard of using a microwave, actually).

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Erin McDowell

Baking consultant at large at Food52, and author of The Fearless Baker (Fall 2017)

added almost 2 years ago

You can bloom it in a heat-safe bowl, then warm it over a small pot of simmering water - it will melt in no time!

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