Dark Brown Fondant?

Decorating By Tinaweena197 Updated 19 Nov 2008 , 10:51pm by uschi1

Tinaweena197 Posted 18 Nov 2008 , 5:39pm
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Is it possible to achieve a dark brown colour in pre-made white fondant?

I've tried to make just a small amount and had to add so much colour gel, and it wasn't really the dark brown I was hoping for. Will I have to just buy some pre-coloured or infact empty a whole jar of colour to make it myself?

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leah_s Posted 18 Nov 2008 , 8:06pm
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Yep, those are your options.

Tinaweena197 Posted 18 Nov 2008 , 8:08pm
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Alright...thought maybe I was missing something.

thanks for the reply.

leah_s Posted 18 Nov 2008 , 8:34pm
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Oh wait - you can airbrush the color on the finished product.

Tinaweena197 Posted 18 Nov 2008 , 9:14pm
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If only I could...an airbrush is on the christmas wish list! haha

Thanks.

Tinaweena197 Posted 19 Nov 2008 , 6:09pm
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Another thought....would adding cocoa powder help with colour enough to be worth the work?

uschi1 Posted 19 Nov 2008 , 10:51pm
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I have made dark brown fondant, but I made it from scratch. I just added about 7 big spoons of cocoa powder, and then icing sugar. Worked like a charm and tasted amazing!!!

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