What Do I Use To Write On Fondant?

Decorating By deannamturner Updated 11 Apr 2010 , 2:08pm by JenniferMI

deannamturner Posted 9 Apr 2010 , 8:38pm
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I am making a sheet music topper and need to write on fondant to create the lines of music. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.

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nwnest Posted 9 Apr 2010 , 8:56pm
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Food grade marker. If you are in the US, they are readily availble anywhere Wilton products are sold. Or you can paint with black food coloring gel thinned with flavoring extract or vodka.

cakemom42 Posted 9 Apr 2010 , 8:58pm
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I use Royal Icing or or how about using edible images??
You can also use tapits, they have a music one....
Also I have been known to take my daughters music books & trace the notes/lines then place them onto fondant/gumpaste and cut it out from there.

deannamturner Posted 10 Apr 2010 , 1:42am
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I have thought about using the edible markers, but do they bleed into the fondant? Is there a specific brand you would recommend?

Kitagrl Posted 10 Apr 2010 , 2:07am
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Americolor food markers are better than Wilton....

fun2bake Posted 10 Apr 2010 , 4:17am
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Paint it on. We used paints (mod edited for content) to paint on fondant without any bleeding.

JenniferMI Posted 11 Apr 2010 , 2:08pm
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You can pipe them using royal or buttercream.

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