Coloring Fondant

Decorating By Bernie04 Updated 14 Mar 2011 , 5:31pm by Bubbl3h3ad

Bernie04 Posted 14 Mar 2011 , 5:09pm
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What is th easiest way to color fondand red. I need to cover a cake with turqoise and red fondant?

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Sissy_Cakes Posted 14 Mar 2011 , 5:19pm
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I buy my fondant pre-colored red. I tried to color it red myself but after having to put so much color in it to get red, it changed the consistency of the fondant.

I have heard some people say color it pink first, then add the red.

jem2131 Posted 14 Mar 2011 , 5:22pm
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Ive used gel coloring .. When you first dye your fondant red it may look pink instead of red but for some reason if you let the fondant sit for a couple hours it changes to a deeper red. THis has worked for me ..

Bubbl3h3ad Posted 14 Mar 2011 , 5:31pm
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There is a recipe on here for red fondant that uses red candy melts in it to get the right red color.

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