shebaben Posted 10 Feb 2013 , 12:56am
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Could MMF be flavored with real amaretto liqueur? or would the alcohol destroy it? Thanks!

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BakingIrene Posted 10 Feb 2013 , 1:27am
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Alcohol is OK with gelatin.

 

But maybe the amaretto will add some colour that you do not want? Try white creme de cacao.

shebaben Posted 10 Feb 2013 , 2:23pm
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Thanks...but there's no gelatin in MMF...you're right about the slight coloring...perhaps I should keep the amaretto just in the cake and buttercream....I guess I really wondered what alcohol would do chemically to the physical properties of MMF...

Thanks again!!!!

PAT( funny - the area just a mile or so away from us has always been Hog Mountain, but some fancy-schmancy people in a ritzy new subdivision demand that it now be called Hamilton Mill) 
 

BakingIrene Posted 10 Feb 2013 , 2:31pm
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 We are talking about marshmallow fondant with commercial marshmallows?

 

The marshmallows have gelatin. That's what makes them fluffy.

 

The only thing the sweet types of booze will do is add a small amount of sugar--but you adjust the consistency anyway.

shebaben Posted 11 Feb 2013 , 5:10am
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Oh duh!!!! I'm such a dummy!!! icon_redface.gif Of course there is gelatin in the marshmallows - sorry my brain was not functioning very well!!!! Thanks for pointing it out - who knows how long it would have taken me to make the connection! As usual, all of my CC friends go overboard to offer help. Thanks again. PAT
 

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