Grating Gray

Decorating By kimma1299 Updated 15 Aug 2011 , 9:27pm by carmijok

kimma1299 Posted 15 Aug 2011 , 7:51pm
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I really need to make a pretty gray color using fondant and/or gumpaste. Every time I try, I end up with a green. I am thinking it is the Wilton color I am using, but I am not sure. ANy suggestions would be great.

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mrswendel Posted 15 Aug 2011 , 8:08pm
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I don't think I understand your question. You need to make gray but everytime you try, you end up with gray?

kimma1299 Posted 15 Aug 2011 , 9:06pm
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Sorry, I must have been typing too fast. I meant green,. I end up with green.

mrswendel Posted 15 Aug 2011 , 9:08pm
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lol I figured something like that. I usually end up with purple rather than green.

The only time that I have ever gotten a really nice gray was when I mixed all of my leftover fondant scraps together.....it turned into this beautiful charcoal gray. Hopefully someone else will have some input for you!

carmijok Posted 15 Aug 2011 , 9:27pm
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I think it's your Wilton. Maybe it's old or something. I use Americolor gels and they are pretty true to color. You might also try buying black ready-made fondant and adding the white to it. I also think a tiny touch of purple can add a grayish cast.

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