Make An Emerald Green Colour For Fondant?

Decorating By wendalls Updated 12 Nov 2010 , 10:01pm by michel30014

wendalls Posted 11 Nov 2010 , 12:42am
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So I went to my local store hoping that wilton would have the emerald green colour I wanted (there is only wilton gel colors at our store) and they have all sorts of greens - just not a green I wanted!

So I have bought leaf green and hop with a touch of wilton gel blue I can make it go emerald.

Strangely enough wilton had 'green' edible glitter which was just the colour I was after - but no 'green' gel colourings.

Any tips to make the colour I need? I've attached a pic of the eedible green glitter colour I'd like to try and match.

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wendalls Posted 11 Nov 2010 , 12:43am
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OK - so the image didnt attach so here is the link to the wilton site - the green is a little way down the page

michel30014 Posted 12 Nov 2010 , 10:01pm
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I don't know if this will help b/c I have not used the green glitter. However.......

I did mix Wilton green with a glittery squeeze gel into my buttercream icing once.

I also mixed the green with a bit of blue and the glittery green stuff into my icing and used it on the water in this cake.

I'm not sure if this will help but you could try. Maybe just try putting in a heavier amount of green and play with it until you get the color you need.


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