How To Paint Fondant

Fondant is a type of icing that is often used to decorate cakes. It can be painted in a variety of colours, and can be made to look very realistic.

How To Paint Fondant

The best way to paint fondant is to use a brush that has been dipped in melted chocolate or diluted edible food color. The chocolate or food color will help the paint stick to the fondant.

For this project you will need: – food grade paint in various colors – a paintbrush – fondant in various colors – a work surface (I use a silicone baking mat) – an airbrush, optional

  • Knead the fondant until it’s soft and pliable
  • Divide the fondant into as many colors as you need
  • Add food coloring to each section, kneading well until the color is uniform roll the

– Fondant can be painted with a variety of edible food colors. – Paint should be thin and even for the best results. – Use a brush to apply the paint, and be sure to clean it between colors. – Allow the paint to dry completely before serving.


Frequently Asked Questions

Can You Paint With Food Coloring On Fondant?

Yes, you can paint with food coloring on fondant. I would recommend adding a small amount of corn syrup to the fondant to help the food coloring stick.

Can You Paint Ready To Roll Icing With Food Colouring?

Yes, you can add food coloring to ready-to-roll icing to create different colors. However, the color will not be as bright as if you used liquid food coloring.

Can I Paint On Fondant With Food Coloring?

Yes – you can paint on fondant with food coloring.


To Review

To paint fondant, you will need to use a food-safe paintbrush and some edible food paint. You can find food paint at most craft stores or online. Simply brush the paint onto the fondant in the desired color, and let it dry.

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