Fondant To Look Like Velvet?

Decorating By ddaigle Updated 8 Dec 2008 , 3:49am by tonicake

ddaigle Posted 8 Dec 2008 , 2:25am
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Does anyone have any ideas on how to make fondant look like velvet??

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cathie_shinnick Posted 8 Dec 2008 , 2:30am
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Wow, what a question, a great question. I wish I could help you . Good luck

AsburyArt Posted 8 Dec 2008 , 2:43am
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For red velvet- Tint your fondant dark pink. Get some red petal dust or red powder food color and a sea sponge from a craft store. You want to add some grain alcohol to the color to make a fairly thick paste and dab it all over. You want a section to dry before you attempt to go back over it if needed. With a little practice, it'll look just like velvet.

You can make any color, but the trick is to start with a paler base color for the fondant.

ddaigle Posted 8 Dec 2008 , 2:50am
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Thanks for such great info AA. What is grain alcohol?

mamacc Posted 8 Dec 2008 , 3:31am
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Originally Posted by ddaigle

Thanks for such great info AA. What is grain alcohol?




vodka, everclear....

tonicake Posted 8 Dec 2008 , 3:49am
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Very interesting, I had no idea. Thank you for sharing.

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