Geodes are beautiful so let’s make them delicious too. Follow the step by step instructions to make fondant or chocolate rock candy geodes. You can give them as a gift on their own or use them in cake decorating.
350g (12.35 ounces) fondant,
black and brown coloring
Using aluminum foil make a bowl into a rock shape and line with another sheet of aluminium foil.
Marble some grey, black and brown shades of fondant as shown int he video and roll out.
Roll out some white fondant and place over the top of the coloured fondant.
Place rock colour down over the aluminium foil bowl. You can leave this to dry out or use immediately.
Allow supersaturated sugar solution to cool slightly and then pour into the fondant shell. Leave overnight for crystals to form.
Remove any excess crystals that have formed in the middle, turn upside down and leave to dry out.
Using a sharp knife, trim off excess fondant around the level of the sugar crystals.
300g (10.58 ounces) white chocolate melts or candy melts
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
Make a alfoil bowl as shown in the video and pour in the hot sugar solution, completely wrap in alfoil and leave for 48 hours for crystals to form. Tip off excess sugar solution, peel off alfoil and leave upside down to drain.
Melt some candy melts or white chocoalte melts and pour over the back of the candy shell. Once set add some cocoa powder tot he remaining melts and pour over the top of the white chocolate. Trim to the edges of the crystals.
Supersaturated sugar solution recipe
3 cups sugar
1 cup water
few drops of food coloring
few drops flavoring
Heat the sugar and water in the saucepan and stir until completely dissolved.
Remove from the heat.