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How do you get the melted candy coating on "pops" to look so shiney? I do add shortening to the melted Wilton candy melts to thin out and thought this might make them shiney, but they are nothing like what I see in my Wilton Pops book or the pics posted. Thank you so much.

Julie - from St. Louis, MO

Candy Melts get shinier when hardened in the refrigerator.  For some reason, if you allow them to harden at room temperature, they dry with a duller finish. 


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