How Do I Make Gumpaste/fondant Off White

Decorating By marjiw Updated 28 Oct 2007 , 2:45pm by kdbobo

marjiw Posted 26 Oct 2007 , 11:03pm
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I have a wedding cake to do and the bride wants an off white color. I will be using premade fondant and gumpaste which is white. What can I add to give it an off white color?

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kdbobo Posted 27 Oct 2007 , 12:46am
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I would think a tiny bit of brown coloring would do it.

claygal Posted 27 Oct 2007 , 1:35pm
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you can try adding a very small amount of ivory for an off-white tint or a tiny bit of golden yellow for cream.

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marjiw Posted 27 Oct 2007 , 6:23pm
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thank you. I was thinking that I would try the ivory but was not sure how much. I tried it with buttercream and it was way too dark! I used too much!

kdbobo Posted 28 Oct 2007 , 2:45pm
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You can also just buy ivory fondant, unless you're trying to just work with what you've got...

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