How Much Food Coloring For Mmf?

Decorating By banananutmuffin Updated 8 Dec 2008 , 2:38pm by kakeladi

banananutmuffin Posted 8 Dec 2008 , 6:37am
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I am making a small batch of MMF (the one that calls for 1 cup of marshmallows) and want to add the food coloring to the melted marshmallows rather than kneading it in. Approximately how much do you think I'll need to make it a vibrant Christmas red?

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kakeladi Posted 8 Dec 2008 , 2:38pm
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Fondants lighten slightly as they dry so tint it until you are happy w/the color. Be aware that paste colors (& maybe even gels) will make the fondant somewhat sticky & softicon_sad.gif
There is really no way to advise how much you will need....I'd guess maybe 1/4 of a small 'pot'?

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