How Do I Get A Deep Wine Or Burgundy Color Fondant

Decorating By princsleah Updated 8 Jul 2010 , 10:08pm by TammyH

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princsleah Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 6:41pm
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I have a 25th wedding anniversary cake due at the end of the month and I need to make burgundy/wine colored fondant-gumpaste flowers? What are the best colors to use for this? Should I start with red, black or chocolate fondant. I know Fondarific has a chocolate cherry fondant but it is more of a reddish brown. Any ideas? icon_confused.gif

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msthang1224 Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 9:10pm
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Hi, I think you should start withe red. Check out the Decorators color wheel at www.sugarcraft.com
On home page, scroll down to Colorings, click then select Color Chart from menu side bar. HTH

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4realLaLa Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 9:56pm
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Ok, first start with chocolate and add red. Now if you don''t want chocolate flavor then I would go with brown and red. HTH

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tesso Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 10:03pm
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wilton has a color chart too, but they also sell burgundy color.

this is the color that wilton gave for fondant... BURGUNDY 2 1/2 in. neon pink + 3/4 in. natural black

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TammyH Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 10:08pm
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Chocopan use to match fondant to sherwin-williams (sp?) paint colors.... That's what I did when I needed a deep-burgundy color for a cake... Or do you have an airbrush? Mix the gumpaste as close as you can and then airbursh to get an exact match...

HTH

TammyH

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