Marshmallow Fondant Coloring Problem

Decorating By keonicakes Updated 20 Feb 2011 , 3:16pm by sillywabbitz

keonicakes Posted 20 Feb 2011 , 8:45am
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Made my mmf, turned out fine. The fondant itself is fine, however the color is horrible! I used Wilton's rose, hoping for a rose color, but instead, got hot pink. What can I do outside of buying the ingredients again and starting completly over? I thought about maybe melting it all down and adding white, would that work? Any suggestions are appreciated.

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j0z1e Posted 20 Feb 2011 , 8:55am
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I'd let it sit covered in a little crisco and wrapped up for an hour or so first, I have found that the colors deepen a bit. Also maybe try adding a touch of brown to bring down the hot pinkness? Good Luck!

MissBlu Posted 20 Feb 2011 , 8:58am
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if you are going to add any color rip a piece off and test what ever you are adding. cause you don't want to mess up the whole batch. I would try adding burgundy to a piece.

sillywabbitz Posted 20 Feb 2011 , 3:16pm
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FYI I think Wilton Rose is always hot pink. Looking at their color chart, I think you wanted 'rose petal pink' not rose. It's very misleading as a color name. I wouldn't melt the MMF down. I would just knead the white color in.

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