Old Antique Chocolate molds – Are they Safe?

Old cake mold, cookie mold, ice cream mold and chocolate mold for sale unique gift

Old cast Iron cake mold, Pewter Springerlie cookie mold, old pewter ice cream mold and old steel and tinned chocolate mold.

Recently a customer emailed and asked – “Is my antique metal chocolate mold safe to mold chocolate in?”  The answer – Yes absolutely, if it is a chocolate mold. Chocolate molds are made with stamped steel either tinned (before WWII) or nickel clad (after WWII).   Both of these processes were done to protect the steel from rust and line the mold with a nonporous surface to help the chocolate release.  (The Steel is similar to the material our pots and pans are made of.)  I have seen many molds listed as chocolate when they are in fact ice cream molds, barley candy/clear toy, cookie molds or even cast iron cake molds.  In the picture above you can see four of the many old molds that have been listed at auctions and various other places as a chocolate mold only the sitting rabbit on the right is an old chocolate mold.  The lesson – make sure what you have is a chocolate mold.  Check out our FAQ page for more info.

29 thoughts on “Old Antique Chocolate molds – Are they Safe?

  1. Juliecen says:

    Good post! I read your blog often and you always post excellent content. I posted this article on Facebook and my followers like it. Thanks for writing this!

  2. Luisasloli says:

    whoa1h this blog is great i love reading your posts. Keep up the great work! You know, a lot of people are looking around for this information, you can aid them greatly.

  3. eebest8 best says:

    “Hey There. I found your blog using msn. This is a really well written article. I will make sure to bookmark it and return to read more of your useful info. Thanks for the post. I’ll certainly return.”

  4. see post says:

    I just want to tell you that I am all new to blogs and absolutely enjoyed this blog. Probably I’m want to bookmark your website . You absolutely come with really good writings. Cheers for revealing your web page.

    • Dads Follies says:

      I’m working on more, if there is a specific question or subject just let me know. I’ll see what I can do.

Comments are closed.