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Need help. Purple Deserts..

My daughter's day is purple and I need to bring in something that has to do with purple on the 24th of this month. I was thinking maybe get vanilla cake mix and put food coloring but I'm not sure if thats going to work.. and my bf suggested that I bring in grapes for 4 yrs olds. So moms if you know any recipes that have to do with purple please send them my way. I need to make 26 of them. Thanks.

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Asked by Mommy2Masa1213 at 1:35 PM on Feb. 11, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • You can make cupcakes and use white frosting with purple food coloring.

    Answer by myangel21 at 3:03 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • Jello?

    Answer by teresalangston at 3:16 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • Ok Purple grapes, purple juice, you can put food color in frosting and do a white cake and mix purple sprinkles in the batter it will make like purple polka dots in the cake.

    Answer by teresalangston at 3:19 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • Make a Jell-O poke cake, using blue berry and strawberry jell-o mixes. You can also use the jell-o to make a whipped cream frosting: dissolve the jell-o in a little bit of hot water. Whip cream to soft peaks, then add the liquefied jell-o. Whip to stiff peaks and use to frost the poke cake.

    Answer by jespeach at 4:40 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • Jello does have a grape flavor. You could make jello jigglers, cut into shapes with cookie cutters. I have also seen recipes for purple cow drinks. I tried to google some things and here is what I came up with:

    Purple Ice Cream Recipe

    Purple Puree

    Answer by PSMother at 7:27 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • purple jello jigglers

    Answer by MsMESSx2 at 8:01 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • sometimes its hard to find purple food coloring. so mix two parts blue and one part red
    into some vanilla icing.

    Answer by bronxcouture at 11:21 AM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • There aren't a lot of purple foods and since most kids don't eat eggplant, I'd say go with cupcakes. The cupcakes in ice-cream cones are always a big hit at my son's school. You could top them with white icing and purple sprinkles or purple M & Ms or colored icing. Don't forget to take grape Kool-aid for them to drink.


    Answer by the3jsandme at 2:25 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • well, actually i'm gonna go for the jello.. I know my daughter loves it so hopfully her classmates will.. Thanks..

    Answer by Mommy2Masa1213 at 8:40 PM on Feb. 13, 2009

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