Color and Flavor Fondant

Tint a small ball or enough to cover a whole cake†the important thing is to add just a little of the concentrated icing color at a time, until you arrive at the exact shade you want. If you'd rather not mix color yourself, use pre-tinted fondant in a variety of pastel, primary, neon and natural shades.


Step 1: Add Dots of Color

Roll fondant into a ball, kneading until it's soft and pliable. Using a toothpick, add dots of icing color and/or flavor in several spots.

Step 2: Knead color

Knead color into your fondant ball; be sure to wear All-Purpose Decorating Gloves to keep your hands stain-free.

Step 3: Knead Until Blended

Continue kneading until color is evenly blended; add a little more color if needed.

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