If I Wanted To Write On Fondant Or Even Buttercream...

Decorating By brittany_c9 Updated 12 Nov 2008 , 3:00am by mommicakes

brittany_c9 Posted 11 Nov 2008 , 10:52pm
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If I wanted to write on fondant or even buttercream... would wilton food coloring work? Like do I have to dilute it a bit with water or can I just put the paint brush right into the coloring and 'draw' on my cake???

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Malakin Posted 11 Nov 2008 , 11:28pm
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I have never tried to paint/draw on BC but I have used Wilton to paint flowers on a fondant cake. Don't use water with the coloring on fondant. You need to mix it with either lemon extract or vodka.

mommicakes Posted 12 Nov 2008 , 3:00am
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I have painted on my fondant cakes with icing colors thinned down with either vodka, or lemon extract. It will take a little bit of time to dry, but they really look cool once done. You can even sponge it on over a stencil just like you would do a wall.

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