Candy bleeding...

by Kate Hayden
(Milford, Pa.)

Why does some of the candies color bleed into the icing on my gingerbread house?

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Aug 20, 2009
Bleeding colors
by: Anonymous

Your candies are bleeding because the icing is wet and when it comes in contact with the candy colors they run. Try painting your gingerbread surface with corn syrup and letting it dry a few minutes before applying candy. It will be tacky enough to hold the candy but not super wet. Good luck!

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