Americolor Purples...do They Turn Blue Too?

Decorating By travelingcakeplate Updated 19 Sep 2008 , 5:15pm by travelingcakeplate

travelingcakeplate Posted 18 Sep 2008 , 7:52pm
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I have an all purple cake to do for October and am considering trying the two shades of purple from Americolor. Do they turn blue the same way Wilton Lavender does? I really hate that. icon_mad.gif

Thanks In Advance.

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travelingcakeplate Posted 19 Sep 2008 , 2:27pm
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Hello, is anyone out there?

Cakepro Posted 19 Sep 2008 , 3:10pm
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I don't have any problem with Wilton's violet turning blue. In an all-shortening buttercream, if you use milk as your liquid, you will achieve violet and lavender.

I MUCH prefer the color of Wilton's violet over Americolor's violet.

DianeLM Posted 19 Sep 2008 , 3:26pm
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Yes, Americolor purples do turn blue. I've had good luck with Chefmaster no-fade purple. Also, I've had excellent results mixing together deep red and blue icing/fondant.

travelingcakeplate Posted 19 Sep 2008 , 5:15pm
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Thnaks.

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