Black Gum Paste?

Decorating By rosanna_danna78 Updated 8 Jun 2010 , 8:34pm by PTBUGZY1

rosanna_danna78 Posted 8 Jun 2010 , 7:58pm
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Is there a way to get a true black in gum paste? Can I mix some black fondant with gum paste to start it off and then add more black if needed?

Any guidance would be greatly appreciated!!

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sabriana Posted 8 Jun 2010 , 8:18pm
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I am not sure if this answers your question...
I add SuperBlack colour to my white gumpaste and have had great success.

If you add black fondant to gumpaste, you'll get grey and you'll also get a softer mix (which is a good thing unless you want it to harden quickly).

PTBUGZY1 Posted 8 Jun 2010 , 8:34pm
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you could try buying black fondant and adding Tylose to it. Would harden up nicely and no hassle of trying to create a true black. good luck

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