Small Amount Of Black Mmf

Baking By NewBakerC Updated 24 May 2012 , 3:59pm by unctoothlady

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NewBakerC Posted 18 May 2012 , 11:05pm
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I need to make just a 1/2 cup of black MMF. If I just add Americolor's Black gel paste to the MMF, will the color be dark enough? I saw a recipe for True Black MMF, but I really don't need that much black MMF since I'm only making this for a one time event.

I appreciate your help!

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dmo4ab Posted 19 May 2012 , 2:03am
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Yes, americolor black gel will make it dark enough. Actually, add the gel a little at a time. Stop when it's about charcoal gray. Let it rest overnight and it will darken. You can always add a little more, if needed.

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Nancy_TX Posted 19 May 2012 , 2:12am
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Some time you have to add so much color that it starts to get too soft. If that happens add cocoa (dutch if possible) instead of powdered sugar.

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debidehm Posted 19 May 2012 , 2:46am
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When I make my MMF and need black, I start out using the chocolate marshmallows. I then start adding black...doesn't need as much as when starting out with white...

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unctoothlady Posted 24 May 2012 , 3:59pm
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I make my black first by adding chocolate brown (americolor) and cocoa to fondant. I use the Foster's recipe in the docs.

Then I add a little Americolor Black and knead it in. But to get the jet black, I add some powdered candy color. AWESOME!

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