adek Posted 26 Feb 2013 , 3:18am
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hai..i try to make a fondant icing with black colour.. but till now i always get the dark blue or pupplish colour of the fondant..

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icer101 Posted 26 Feb 2013 , 4:06am
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Hi, the easiest way is to buy the fondant already black. You have to use too much black color and it makes it sticky , etc So, now i just buy the black.

adek Posted 27 Feb 2013 , 12:15am
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ok..tq for ur advice.. think that just buy the gel colour for royal icing.. or..buy the ready made fondant ;)

arlenej Posted 27 Feb 2013 , 2:15am
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It's best if you buy primary colors like red and black. The amount of gel paste you need to add to get a true black will totally ruin the taste of your fondant....Ask me how I know.
 

arlenej Posted 27 Feb 2013 , 2:29am
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I was just reading here on C.C that some folk start out with chocolate fondant and THEN add black coloring. You might want to try that method.

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