Brown Fondant

Decorating By pinkx2 Updated 8 Dec 2009 , 9:19am by Rylan

pinkx2 Posted 8 Dec 2009 , 12:59am
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its so hard to get mm fondant brown w/o making it chocolate. any tricks or tips??

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sugarandslice Posted 8 Dec 2009 , 1:02am
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I usually use chocolate, but you could try putting a tiny bit of black colouring in along with your brown. That might darken it somewhat.
HTH

Rylan Posted 8 Dec 2009 , 1:08am
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Do you think adding brown food coloring might do the trick? I usually use chocolate fondant on mines.

luvmysmoother Posted 8 Dec 2009 , 1:16am
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I've never been able to get brown fondant without adding cocoa and chocolate chips myself...brown food colouring just makes it go a beige colouricon_sad.gif

Rylan Posted 8 Dec 2009 , 9:19am
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I'm sorry, I wasn't clear with my answer. I meant powdered brown food coloring--that way it doesn't change the texture.

If you add enough brown coloring, it will turn to the actual brown and not beige--just like adding black to fondant.

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