Painting With Food Color On Fondant...

Decorating By kromito Updated 30 Oct 2008 , 2:05pm by amysue99

kromito Posted 30 Oct 2008 , 3:09am
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Ok so I have tried this just a little and the outcome has not been what I thought. I have heard to dilute the food color with vanilla extract and that will make it so the food color that is painted on does'nt smear as
bad. I have tried this and the color is almost watery. When I use very little, if not any, of the extract in the color, every time the food color is touched it smears really bad. I know there has to be somthing simple that I am missing. Thanks in adance for your help.

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norma20 Posted 30 Oct 2008 , 1:55pm
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I've heard about mixing some food coloring with melted cocoa butter.

amysue99 Posted 30 Oct 2008 , 2:05pm
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From my limited experience - paint light coats and allow to dry before adding next coat.

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