How Do I Make My Mm Fondant White?

Baking By roadtrip225 Updated 6 Oct 2010 , 9:40pm by SweetOnYouCakesnCupcakes

roadtrip225 Posted 6 Oct 2010 , 2:14pm
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I've made a batch of MM fondant and it is an ivory/off white color but I would like for it to be white for a wedding cake this weekend. How can I salvage this batch? What can I do in the future to prevent this from happening?

Thanks!

4 replies
bisbqueenb Posted 6 Oct 2010 , 2:30pm
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Try using the marshmallow cream in the jar instead of the regular marshmallows... it makes a nice white fondant. Here is some more information for you....
http://www.ehow.com/how_4474946_make-wedding-cake-fondant.html

smbegg Posted 6 Oct 2010 , 2:43pm
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There is nothing wrong with your MMF. Marshmallows have a yellow twinge to them when melted. So MMF will always have an off white color. Wilton sells a White White Icing color. That will help brighten it a little. I have also read that putting a tiny drop of purple also will whiten it, but have not tried, as I do not understand the science of that.

Stephanie

vlk Posted 6 Oct 2010 , 8:08pm
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DUH... this sounds so easy - that's probably why I never thought of it! already melted marshmallow - what a concept!

marshmallow creme - YOU ROCK !

THANKS !!

SweetOnYouCakesnCupcakes Posted 6 Oct 2010 , 9:40pm
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I had the same problem with my MMF too. I bought some of the white coloring and added it to the MMF and it made it a really pretty white.

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