lgirton Posted 21 May 2013 , 4:08pm
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Question: Is it difficult to color match fondant and buttercream? I am thining of making a 6 or 8 inch round cake with buttercream frosting and then adding a square on top of gumpaste/fondant to make the cake look like a graduation cap. I'm not sure what the school colors are yet, but wondering if it will be hard to get the buttercream and fondant colors to match??

 

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Snowflakebunny23 Posted 21 May 2013 , 9:26pm
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ANever tried it but I'd imagine it would be very difficult! It's hard enough getting the same tone of fondant nixed when you haven't mixed enough in the first place ;-) In theory though I guess if you can start with a pure white buttercream and colour it with the same colouring then it could work... Good luck! :-)

manddi Posted 21 May 2013 , 11:07pm
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AOdds are, it won't be a perfect match but you can get it close if you only use 1 color. If you mix colors it's dang near impossible.

lgirton Posted 26 May 2013 , 2:25am
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AYeah. After thinking about it, I probably need to cover the cake in fondant, and then do the square top in the same fondant.

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