Fondant Brains..can't Nail The Color :( (Pic Attached)

Decorating By dailey Updated 31 Oct 2013 , 2:23pm by RedneckHippie

dailey Posted 28 Oct 2013 , 2:49pm
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AI am trying to make fondant brains like the one in the pic but my fondant keeps turning lilac! I am using deep pink with a touch of black (Americolors). I am hoping someone here as done this before or has a better idea on how to achieve this color, thanks!

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Godot Posted 28 Oct 2013 , 3:06pm
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AAdd some brown

reginaherrin Posted 28 Oct 2013 , 3:41pm
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Yes I would not use black I would use brown or even a some ivory. It is the black that is turning it to lilac.

johnbailey64 Posted 28 Oct 2013 , 6:41pm
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When my blacks look blue or purplish, I add yellow. That may work if you are trying to save the batch you have already colored.

caketherapy Posted 28 Oct 2013 , 10:33pm
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i agree, a touch of brown makes it light tan and then add a little rose/pink to get desired shade. 

dailey Posted 30 Oct 2013 , 12:20am
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AThank you so much for all the suggestions! I added brown to the pink and it was perfect!:-D

caketherapy Posted 30 Oct 2013 , 2:58am
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a no!!! :D

RedneckHippie Posted 31 Oct 2013 , 2:23pm
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Originally Posted by caketherapy 

a no!!! :D

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