Purple Mff

Decorating By mindy1204 Updated 28 Jan 2011 , 8:54pm by Sorelle

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mindy1204 Posted 28 Jan 2011 , 2:28pm
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I am doing a cake next week that will have purple mff.. I know purple is a tough color to get right. Anyone have any suggestions? I was thinking grape koolaide or jello but I have never added that to mff. Thank you!

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cai0311 Posted 28 Jan 2011 , 8:36pm
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I had to get a deep purple for a cake I had several months ago. I use Americolor purple and it was fine. I mixed the color and fondant about 2 weeks before I needed. That way if it did fade, I had plenty of time to add extra color.

Keep the fondant (or buttercream) out of the sun. The sun fades the color insanely fast.

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artscallion Posted 28 Jan 2011 , 8:52pm
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For purple I almost always use chefmaster fadeproof purple.

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Sorelle Posted 28 Jan 2011 , 8:54pm
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While making the MMF I added a whole small jar of Wilton purple before adding the PS. This worked well for me. I now use Americolor because I like it better.

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