Help Me With My Color!!!!

Decorating By liapsim Updated 21 Jul 2008 , 4:52pm by AmyGonzalez

liapsim Posted 21 Jul 2008 , 2:23pm
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I have a question...if you absolutely HAVE to add color to the buttercream icing....what is the best route to take? Will it make it watery or anything? Someone give me some advice!!!

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SUELA Posted 21 Jul 2008 , 2:28pm
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it depends on what type of color you are using. Wilton are gels and will not thin down BC. Americolor is a bit more fluid, but still don't really change consistency. Now, the colors in the grocery store that are liquid, yes they will thin down.

AmyGonzalez Posted 21 Jul 2008 , 4:52pm
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I agree with SUELA

The food colorings that you buy at the grocery store are liquid and make your icing loose. I use the wilton icing colors, you can get those at hobby lobby, or michaels, or in the craft section at walmart. They work really well. icon_biggrin.gif

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