Decorating By SUZIE1977 Updated 28 Jul 2009 , 6:28pm by dancing2thatbeat

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SUZIE1977 Posted 28 Jul 2009 , 1:29pm
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I am new to using fondant and my husband wants a jeep cake for his birthday. Can you color fondant or do you have to buy it in the colors it comes in? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks icon_smile.gif

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Shelly4481 Posted 28 Jul 2009 , 1:58pm
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You can color it, I like Americolor coloring because it doesn't take as much. But keep in mind for dark colors it will take alot of coloring and sometimes changes the texture of the fondant. I usually end up adding a little more powdered sugar or cornstarch to firm it back up. Just do a little at a time on both till you get it the way you want it.

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Rylan Posted 28 Jul 2009 , 2:47pm
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Yes you can color it. You have to use gel colors.

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dancing2thatbeat Posted 28 Jul 2009 , 6:28pm
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I use the Wilton gel colors and they work very nice icon_smile.gif But like Shelly4481 said, have some powdered sugar on hand to firm it up just incase.

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