I want to make a luggage cake like the one in my gallery:
I used a mixture of modelling chocolate and fondant to come up with that color. It was not as dark as the original cake requested. Could have bn darker if I used more modelling chocolate but I was out of glucose. Now someone has requested same cake and specified they want original version. I only have cocoa powder and black + other primary colors in the house. No glucose. Any ideas what to do? Shops closed already and wont open tomoro. I want to start decorating tomoro and finish monday evening after work. Cake to be delivered Tuesday. TIA!
If you mix all primaries together, you get dark brown. You can darken it more by adding in a bit of black.
As I remember red and green together make brown. You could try adding those colors with maybe just a tiny hint of black. Since you are mixing fondant w/mc have you tried adding some cocoa to the fondant - maybe make the cocoa into a thick paste by adding hot water.
Just did a google search and it said to mix orange and blue.
Yep, the primary colors (red, yellow, and blue) mixed together will make brown. Which is why:
red + green (yellow mixed with blue) = brown
blue + orange (yellow mixed with red) = brown
yellow + purple (red mixed with blue) = brown
Thanx everyone. You are lifesavers.
I have come out with the dark brown color. Mixture of primary colors and black. I have liquid colors and they take so much time! I will have to buy gel colors. So charging PITA fee next time. Will upload cake Tuesday. Thank u guys.