Revolutionize your kitchen with the Mayku FormBox

We knew the FormBox had the potential to revolutionize the work of foodmakers, chefs and chocolatiers – but it was only when we started properly looking into it, that we realized the breadth of the foodie things this machine can do.

Chef Franco Aliberti (@francoaliberti) with FormBox molds [Instagram]

Make molds out of everyday objects

If an object fits on the FormBox’s tray, you can make a mold out of it. Mayku chefs and chocolatiers have made molds out of fruit, vegetables, nuts and other edible objects; as well as foraged things like shells, pine cones and seed pods; and novelty objects made from wood, hard plastics, plaster, steel, aluminum, resin and silicone.

Chocolate perfume bottle by @roberta.deiana [Instagram]

Commission designs for mold making

You might not have access to a 3D printer or laser cutter, but you can commission makers to create amazing custom designs which can then be turned into eye-catching edible goods.

Custom wooden design by Kohl's Design It! Lab (@kohlsdesignitlab) [Instagram]

Use readily available craft materials

Your local art shop contains a treasure trove of goodies for creating interesting objects for mold-making. Readily available materials that can be used to make molds include: air drying clay, polymer clay, playdough, balsa wood and styrofoam (for carving), as well as paper or card.  

Clay molds made by Marek Jacisin (@marekvj) [Instagram]

Repurpose leftover kitchen stuffs

Ever wondered what to do with unused veg or leftover cookie dough – why not use it to make a mold for an interesting banana-shaped cake? Things like old potatoes, cookie cut-offs and leftover dough are perfect for making all manner of weird and wonderful molds.


Damien Wager's (@pastrychefdamienwager) sub-lime ice creams [Instagram]

Foodstuffs that can be used with the FormBox

Below is a list of all the different ingredients that you can use with the FormBox. Mayku Form Sheets are food-safe and durable meaning you can use the same mold over and over with different ingredients.

Confectionary:

Chocolate (bars, truffles, lollies)

Honeycomb

Toffee

Fudge

Marshmallow

Boiled sweets/lollipops

Gummies

Halva

Frozen desserts:

Ice cream

Sorbet

Ice lollies

Frozen juices/punch

Molded ice

Mochi

Frozen yoghurt

Set liquid:

Jelly

Mousse

Panna cotta

Parfait

Set custard

Decorative:

Fondant

Gum paste

Sugar paste

Marzipan

Pastillage

Baked goods:

No-bake cake mixtures eg rocky roads or rice crispy cakes

Cookie dough

Meringue

Mousse

Cheesecake

Tuile

Savoury foodstuffs:

Sushi rice

Cheese

Butter

Aspic


If you've used the FormBox with foodstuffs not found on this list, get in touch via Instagram or Facebook, we'd love to share your creations with the world.





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