How Are You Getting Your Fondant Colors So Rich?

Decorating By RattleHead72 Updated 14 Nov 2008 , 2:47pm by PinkZiab

RattleHead72 Posted 14 Nov 2008 , 5:16am
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mine never get that rich in color and i make my own mmf and have americolor

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Cakepro Posted 14 Nov 2008 , 5:35am
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Maybe you aren't using enough color. I use Satin Ice and get great depth of color with Americolors. I don't make my own fondant, so I don't know if perhaps that could be the reason - although I don't see how using MMF would affect color.

fondantgrl Posted 14 Nov 2008 , 5:38am
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I have always used Wiltons and they all come out bright and intense.. icon_smile.gif

Sweetcakes23 Posted 14 Nov 2008 , 5:41am
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I also use MMF and it does tend to like pastels best, but as you can see in my pics. I am also able to get dark bold colors just by using lots of Americolor....keep trying!

Ironbaker Posted 14 Nov 2008 , 5:51am
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Buy it pre-colored. icon_smile.gif (certain colors)

RattleHead72 Posted 14 Nov 2008 , 8:26am
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i hate boxed fondant yuck. mine is yummiloicous

leah_s Posted 14 Nov 2008 , 12:37pm
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Boxed fondant? You must be talking about Wilton. Taht stuff is truly the worst tasting. Try SatinIce - yummy. The pre-colored SatinIce is great to have on hand. Makes those darker colors easy!

MayWest Posted 14 Nov 2008 , 12:48pm
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as leah says, pre colored satin ice. The taste is good and colors are rich and bright.

Ironbaker Posted 14 Nov 2008 , 2:46pm
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Yes, I'm surely not talking about any fondant in a box (especially Crapton!).

I love using Satin Ice in black or red, saves the time and trouble of trying to get deep colors.

PinkZiab Posted 14 Nov 2008 , 2:47pm
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I'm also on the satin ice bandwagon. I buy all of their colors and just blend those for custom colors. I can't be bothered coloring fondant with gels... too time consuming and messy!

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