Coloring Fondant

Decorating By KakesbyKaran Updated 3 Sep 2011 , 1:32pm by KakesbyKaran

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KakesbyKaran Posted 31 Aug 2011 , 12:58am
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First off, let me say I love this site. You all have given me inspiration and ideas for several months now.

I have a request to make a Monster Energy drink themed cake. Does anyone have any idea how I would go about getting the right color of neon green colored fondant? Should I mix yellow and green? I am drawing a blank on how to get that color. And I have no time to purchase some that is already that color.

Thanks all!!

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dmo4ab Posted 31 Aug 2011 , 6:04pm
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Do you have access to a store that sells Americolor brand gels? I know Hobby Lobby sells them. They have an Electric Green that might be a good starting point.

If not, then I would try mixing yellow and green, but add in very small amount and color only a little sample of your fondant first as an experiment.

HTH

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TexasSugar Posted 31 Aug 2011 , 6:21pm
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Michaels' have Duff's 'brand' of coloring and has the electric colors.

Witlon's leaf green is a pretty bright color, so a little yellow to it would make it more neon.

Take a small bit of fondant and play around with the colors. With smaller amounts you can usually add them in to a large amount later with out changing the color too much. But that way you can get an idea of which combinations give you the better color.

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KakesbyKaran Posted 3 Sep 2011 , 1:32pm
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Thanks all! I ended up getting Duff's coloring and it worked perfectly! Appreciate the suggestion.

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