How Do You Keep Mmf Bright White?

Baking By lntntx Updated 8 Aug 2010 , 6:31pm by lntntx

lntntx Posted 8 Aug 2010 , 2:06pm
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I never had a problem with MMF yellowing until just recently. I did a wedding cake for a morning wedding and made it the night before. The cake was creamy white and not the bright white that it usually is. I'm not sure what I did differently. It was the same recipe I usually use. Any ideas what may have happened?


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ApplePomme Posted 8 Aug 2010 , 3:23pm
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I'm not sure what happened, but maybe try adding in some white-white when you're melting the marshmallows.

catlharper Posted 8 Aug 2010 , 3:59pm
post #3 of 4

MMF is typically an off white, not a true white. Your level of whiteness will depend on the marshmallows and freshness of those. I add white coloring dye to my MMF if I want it to be white white.

lntntx Posted 8 Aug 2010 , 6:31pm
post #4 of 4

Thanks. I guess I've always had colored accents on the white cakes I've made and hadn't noticed that it was really an off white.

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