Coloring Fondant Figures

Decorating By SuzyNoQ Updated 25 Mar 2010 , 6:10pm by cakesbybert

SuzyNoQ Posted 25 Mar 2010 , 5:48pm
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What can I use to give some plain white fondant figures some color? I haven't compleatly finished my poloar bears yet but I can tell they look too plain. I have/will be drawing lines in them to look like fur.
I saw a technique in Hello Cupcake, rubbing cocoa powder on it but I think it would be too dark.
Any suggestions?

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katies_cakes Posted 25 Mar 2010 , 6:08pm
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I would use a little lustre dust on them, maybe snowflake colour??


cakesbybert Posted 25 Mar 2010 , 6:10pm
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do you have any petal dusts? I've used dove grey that I have added cornstarch to to lighten the color. You could also maybe try lightening the cocoa powder with cornstarch.

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