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Food coloring

Posted by on Jan. 2, 2013 at 9:51 AM
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So I'm looking online to order some food coloring and I can't decide what to get. IV heard gel food colorings are brighter and that's what I want. When I make red icing I want it to be red not pink. Any of you lady's have a good brand you like to use?
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KamsOne
by Jen on Jan. 2, 2013 at 10:20 AM

 I use Wilton gels.  I love them.

To get a nice red it's best to color whatever it is you are coloring and let it sit overnight.  The color darkens the longer it sits.

Kimberly954
by Kim on Jan. 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM

i use gels but i probably dont add enough to get a real red.

lilyrose2011
by Member on Jan. 2, 2013 at 11:20 AM
What brand do you use

Quoting Kimberly954:

i use gels but i probably dont add enough to get a real red.

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KaylaMillar
by Kayla on Jan. 2, 2013 at 11:22 AM

I try to stay away from food coloring as much as possible. When i do use it for something i try to find natural dyes

Kimberly954
by Kim on Jan. 2, 2013 at 2:49 PM

Betty Crocker

Quoting lilyrose2011:

What brand do you use

Quoting Kimberly954:

i use gels but i probably dont add enough to get a real red.


periwinkle163
by Mandy on Jan. 2, 2013 at 3:46 PM

 I usually use wiltons gel or powder for special things.

OliviaW.
by on Jan. 2, 2013 at 5:07 PM

I use Wilton's gels. Regular food coloring isn't designed for icing unlike the gel. A little of the gel goes a long way too. 

SweetLuci
by Luci on Jan. 2, 2013 at 11:39 PM

 Wilton's gel is dependable.

delanna6two
by Ruby Member on Jan. 3, 2013 at 2:02 PM

I usually use the store brand...hope you find something.



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