raknudtson Posted 16 May 2013 , 4:22pm

Whenever I color gumpaste and it dries, it is so much lighter than the original color. I just tried using about 1/3 gumpaste to 2/3 fondant in peach. Nice color when I started. After it fully dried, it was so pale. How do you keep the vibrant color when using Wilton gumpaste?

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JKDB Posted 18 May 2013 , 3:25am

Personally I like the Satin Ice Gumpaste. I haven't had a problem with fading colour

Cakemommy2012 Posted 18 May 2013 , 3:59am

Have you ever tried Tylose powder?  I add that to my Satin Ice Fondant and have never had an issue with my colors fading.  Good luck!

costumeczar Posted 18 May 2013 , 1:54pm

Some colors just fade more than others. If you use powdered food coloring they tend to fade less. I love the Crystal Colros powders that you can get from Sugarpaste.com, they're strong color and they don't fade. http://acaketorememberva.blogspot.com/2010/01/interview-beth-parvu-on-crystal-colors.html

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