Eggplant Colour

Decorating By teaparty Updated 14 Sep 2010 , 9:10am by tesso

teaparty Posted 13 Sep 2010 , 12:01am
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Hi everyone, I have a project in which I want to colour fondant a dark eggplant colour. I was thinking of using violet and a touch of black, but would I also need a touch of red? Please let me know. Thanks.

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tesso Posted 13 Sep 2010 , 6:00am
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that should work. Dark royal purple by americolor is good. You might not need the red, only a tiny amount of black to get that darkness needed.

teaparty Posted 13 Sep 2010 , 11:51am
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Thanks Tesso, I've made my fondant dk violet so far using Wilton's gel colour (don't have Americolor). Haven't added the black yet, but from looking at it I think I may need just a touch of red.

Question about Americolor: is it gel or liquid?

tesso Posted 14 Sep 2010 , 9:10am
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it is liquid. and the only brand I like to use now. I have tried many.

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