Making Black Fondant

Decorating By croppincarrie Updated 22 May 2008 , 4:52pm by cookiecakemonster

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croppincarrie Posted 22 May 2008 , 4:44pm
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hey there, i read somewhere that the easiest way to make your fondant black is to start out with chocolate fondant, i have a wide supply of white and didn;t want to buy more stuff to do chocolate, does it work with white, i am making the motercycle jacket. so i need it to be black any help thanks.

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ccr03 Posted 22 May 2008 , 4:47pm
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If you have it white, I suggest turn it brown and then black.
Use powder sugar or cornstarch to get rid of the 'stickiness' that will definitely happen.

And welcome!!

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cookiecakemonster Posted 22 May 2008 , 4:52pm
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I've actually just made my first batch of chocolate fondant.
I don't know if its going to roll out the same as the other MMF but i'll know by tonight.

I just used Chocolate marshamallows and the rest of the recipe is the same except i added 2 small hershey bars one dark and one milk chocolate. I had it in the pantry so thought i'd throw it in.

I added most of the colour to the wet mixture. I can still taste a little bitterness but it tastes way better than starting from white and going to black.

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