Red Fondant On A Cake-Need Help With Taste!

Decorating By ToniMarieLovesCuppies Updated 12 Apr 2010 , 3:10pm by ToniMarieLovesCuppies

ToniMarieLovesCuppies Posted 8 Apr 2010 , 3:42pm
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So I was asked to make a cake for my boyfriend's cousin's birthday who is turning 21. He wants his cake to be red. The only problem I have, is everytime I use red food coloring, the fondant/gumpaste tastes AWFUL! I know that there is red-red no taste icing color, but that never gets me the desired shade of red I want. Help!

<3Toni Marie

6 replies
leah_s Posted 8 Apr 2010 , 3:43pm
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Just buy red SatinIce. It's tastes like vanilla.

tiggy2 Posted 8 Apr 2010 , 4:00pm
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You can also use chefmaster liqua gel colors. It takes very little and no bad taste.

dchockeyguy Posted 8 Apr 2010 , 5:25pm
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Pre-colored fondant is the way to go for Red. Most all manufacturers have it.

SPCC Posted 8 Apr 2010 , 5:42pm
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I get red by making my fondant pink and then adding the no taste red.

jarjam1026 Posted 8 Apr 2010 , 6:13pm
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I use the Americolor reds. actually I no longer buy wilton colors. Or you can airbrush it too

ToniMarieLovesCuppies Posted 12 Apr 2010 , 3:10pm
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Thank you everyone for your help! icon_smile.gif

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