To mix colors into fondant, add a couple drops to a palmful of fondant and knead well. If the fondant gets sticky from overhandling, let it sit at room temperature for 15 minutes or until easily pliable. Even using chocolate brown, it takes a lot of drops. This is where food coloring guide charts come in. These food coloring chart templates present the following: The number of drops to achieve a certain shade. The right color for a particular food. See more ideas about frosting colors, food coloring mixing chart, icing colors. Food coloring chart for icing apricot = 2 parts orange + 1 part egg yellow aqua = 5 parts sky blue + 1 part leaf green avocado = 4 parts lemon yellow + 1 part leaf green + a touch of black burgundy = 5 parts bakers rose + 1 part violet cantaloupe = 24 parts yellow+ 2. See more ideas about food coloring chart, frosting colors, icing colors.