Edible Food Markers by AmeriColor
One of the best selling products that we used to stock in the Cake Decorating section of the shop that I worked in were edible food markers. People with very little cake decorating experience were able to write or draw on a plain fondant iced cake to add a personal touch.
They are also useful when adding small details to models or designs, such as eyes, nose and mouth to faces. They are also great to use on pops, chocolate and cookies. Kids find them easy to use as well, and can get involved in the decorating!
I have to say that there are many options available (some of them featured below), and they have varying success rates! The edible food markers by AmeriColor are the best selling ones on Amazon at the moment, so I thought I would summarize the reviews for you so you can decide if you would like to try them out or not!
First off, the reviews on Amazon are mostly positive. The general comments are that people have tried many different brands, but would go back to these edible food markers by AmeriColor if they were to buy again.
The customers say that the lines are fine, and easy to control, and that there is no bleeding of the lines. The colors are also bright and bold. One customer was very pleased with how long they lasted without drying out compared to other brands.
The Not So Good
Some of the customers said that the colors were a little on the light side, and they wished they were brighter. They said that you can improve this by going over your lines a few times.
A few people said that the pens dried up quickly, or didn’t last very long before they ran out, so the quality can perhaps be a little inconsistent.
Tips From Customers
If the pens start to dry out after not using them for a while, rehydrate them by dipping into water.
Cover a plain cake and get all the kids at the party to sign their name on the cake with a marker before taking a photo and eating! Great memory!
If the fondant starts to get too soft to write on, pop it into the fridge for ten minutes to harden and give you an easier surface to work on.