How Do I Keep Purple Fondant From Fading?

Decorating By shannonlovebug Updated 22 Oct 2009 , 1:40am by TexasSugar

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shannonlovebug Posted 20 Oct 2009 , 8:06pm
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I make my own MMF, would I be better off getting satin ice already in purple? Does SI fade too? I've always had a problem with the purple fading. Don't want to screw up my first wedding cake!!!

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MBoyd Posted 20 Oct 2009 , 8:59pm
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UV light is the enemy of purple and pink - when you're not working on it, put it in a dark spot or cover it if you can to keep it out of the light. The same is true for when you deliver it - don't let it sit in the sunlight! I learned that the hard way!

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FlourPots Posted 22 Oct 2009 , 1:06am
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Chefmaster makes a no-fade purple coloring: http://www.bakedeco.com/a/chefmaster-liqua-gel-4416.htm

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Katie-Bug Posted 22 Oct 2009 , 1:14am
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What if we have no time to order a new color..any tips??

I got to have a big fondant, purple, bow for Saturday. I made the loops last night and they're blue tonight. Blue isn't really a Halloween color

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TexasSugar Posted 22 Oct 2009 , 1:40am
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Airbrush or dusting it with purple dusts?

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