Black Mmf

Decorating By cakebaker1978 Updated 21 Sep 2008 , 1:18am by smab109

cakebaker1978 Posted 20 Sep 2008 , 9:54pm
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Hey All!!

I am needing quite a bit of black fondant and I have been reading about making the fondant chocolate and then adding black, which was awesome advice!! However, if I preferred the regular fondant(instead of chocolate) would it basically work the same with brown gel color first and then adding black?? could I achieve the same results?? Any tips welcome!!!! icon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gificon_biggrin.gif

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Jocmom Posted 20 Sep 2008 , 10:16pm
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I use Americolor Super Black food coloring for black fondant. Add a little at a time to avoid adding too much moisture to your fondant (which will make it sticky).

smab109 Posted 21 Sep 2008 , 1:18am
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I suggest buying the Black Vanilla fondant from Satin Ice. I have made Black MMF 3x now, never successful. It is beyond a pain in the butt. I barely got the one cake (on my gallery) covered. All the black coloring, even with adding brown first does something mean and nasty. I would to know the secret!

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