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How do you paint on fondant without the fondant becoming sticky? I've tried gel colors with a bit of alcohol. Wasn't pleased with the outcome. Thank you!

Robin - from Stafford, VA

Add Pearl Dust or Color Dust to a little bit of vanilla or lemon extract and use that as a paint. The clear extract dries completely, and you're left with just the color on the cake.


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