Fondat Coloring

Baking By BrendaST Updated 24 Jul 2011 , 2:28am by simplysouthern

BrendaST Posted 22 Jul 2011 , 12:23pm
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I would need to know how to keep fondant from craking when dark/intense colors have to be added. Each time when I color my MMF with black gel, or red or other intense color, the MMF changes its consistency making it very hard to work with.

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simplysouthern Posted 24 Jul 2011 , 2:28am
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This is the exact reason so many of us buy the dark colors. The blacks and reds take a LOT of color and the end results are usually a very hard to work with MMF. Not fun icon_sad.gif I've given in to the easily purchased colored Satin Ice. Heck I even buy white to have on hand for figurines, bows, etc. I hate gumpaste lol. I hope someone has an answer to save all the fondant you've colored! Other than adding shortening I'm of no help! Best wishes to finding a solution icon_smile.gif

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