How To Get Midnight Blue?

Decorating By zespri Updated 18 Nov 2014 , 10:38pm by Bake rinse

zespri Posted 1 Feb 2011 , 12:20am
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How can I colour my fondant a deep, dark midnight blue? I'm talking about so blue it's nearing black so I can use it for a night sky. I tried adding black fondant to blue, but it didn't work for me.

Has anyone had any luck making midnight blue?

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ChunkkeeMunkkee Posted 1 Feb 2011 , 12:34am
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I got a nice dark navy blue using violet and sky blue... maybe the combo of royal, violet and black might get you closer. HTH.

rebew10 Posted 1 Feb 2011 , 1:06am
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I got a really nice dark blue fondant in my last cake by using Navy Blue Americolor gel and then added a touch of black here and there until I got the desired color.

Loucinda Posted 1 Feb 2011 , 2:19am
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I use what chunkeemonkee says. Royal blue, violet, and bit of black. Let it set a couple of hours - it will darken as it sets.

Bake rinse Posted 18 Nov 2014 , 10:38pm
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FondX fondant has midnight blue colour in its range.

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