Best Tasting Black Fondant

Decorating By ljhow623 Updated 3 Feb 2010 , 2:26pm by Kellbella

ljhow623 Posted 2 Feb 2010 , 3:15pm
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I am doing a cake that requires black fondant. I don't have good luck making fondant so I will be purchasing the fondant. I would really like to know what the best tasting store bought fondant you like. I think I would like a chocolate flavor to go along with white vanilla flavor.

Any suggestions?

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kellymarie Posted 2 Feb 2010 , 3:42pm
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I usually buy chocolate fondant from golda's kitchen (the golda's brand) as it is quite dark and only needs a bit of black gel to make it nice and black. The taste is amazing- and it is great to work with! you can roll that stuff so thin....

hope that helps!

www.goldaskitchen.com

kse Posted 2 Feb 2010 , 3:55pm
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I like satin ice. It is a good black color.

leah_s Posted 2 Feb 2010 , 4:05pm
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SatinIce's black fondant is actually vanilla!

BlakesCakes Posted 3 Feb 2010 , 3:41am
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I've mixed Satin Ice Black with Satin Ice Dark Chocolate and gotten a very nice result--works well and is a good color. Tastes great, too.

Rae

MommaBay Posted 3 Feb 2010 , 1:51pm
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I am far from as advanced as many of y'all but for BC and for MMF I do a chocolate base and then add black to get the color. Get's less "stainy" for the eaters as well.

momma28 Posted 3 Feb 2010 , 2:11pm
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If its a sculpted cake I usually use regular white fondant and then airbrush it black so that there is only a thin little layer of black. Less funky taste and less staining.

Kellbella Posted 3 Feb 2010 , 2:26pm
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I use Satin Ice, tastes ok and is perfect color.

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