Dark Purpke And Red Fondant Help

Decorating By THECAKEPLACE Updated 18 Jun 2009 , 10:18pm by THECAKEPLACE

THECAKEPLACE Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 7:53pm
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I need to make a blood red and dark purple cake for my sisters sweet 16 cake how do I do this?

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madgeowens Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 7:58pm
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well recently I tried making red by adding some black and it eventually got that color

sadsmile Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 7:58pm
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Americolor gels. Nothing more nothing less. icon_smile.gif

Melchas Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 8:09pm
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i have to say, I used americolor gels last night on a some cookies and I will never use wilton again. The super black and super red are awesome!

idjitmom Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 8:56pm
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Maybe it's just me & I'm doing something wrong - but whenever I try & get red, by time I've added enough coloring it affects the taste big time! Then I saw a hint posted, & boy did it work! Make candy clay out of red Wilaton candy melts, mix 50/50 or so w/ fondant, & add just a little bit (relatively) of red - & you've got a vibrant red that actually tastes good!

THECAKEPLACE Posted 18 Jun 2009 , 10:18pm
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cool now will americolor work for a dark purple?

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