How Do I Color A Tree Stump Cake?

Decorating By nonna5 Updated 26 May 2010 , 3:45pm by jadak

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nonna5 Posted 26 May 2010 , 3:25pm
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I am making a tree stump cake for a grooms cake. Since I do not have an airbrush, I decided to use fondant. How do I color it to make it look natural? I've checked out the cakes on this site and they are awesome!

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jadak Posted 26 May 2010 , 3:45pm
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Here is one I did in March for a cake show. I just covered it in light brown (beige colored) fondant and then etched it with a skewer. Then I used brown food color and vodka to paint. sometimes I had the brush wetter and sometimes dryer to give a variation in color. It naturally looked darker when it ran into the grooves. I like the way it turned out. HTH

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