Tinting Butter Cream

Decorating By flowersns3 Updated 6 Nov 2008 , 2:23am by SeriousCakes

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flowersns3 Posted 5 Nov 2008 , 12:48pm
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I'm trying to tint butter cream to be flesh color. I'm not getting the result I want. Does anyone have a suggestions.

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lardbutt Posted 5 Nov 2008 , 1:30pm
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Well, there are many different colors of flesh, but I am going to assume you mean flesh of a white person?

If so, I have used ivory, or a little brown, and once I even had to use just a little orange cause it was all I had.

Hopefully, you can play with it and get the color you are looking for. Just remember it doesn't take much color at all.

HTH, MakerBaker

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tracycakes Posted 5 Nov 2008 , 7:23pm
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A little bit of copper works pretty well too.

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kakeladi Posted 6 Nov 2008 , 1:09am
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Use any of the colors sugge4st but......it take just the tiniest bit of color. Don't overdo it. You can always add more color but it's hard to take away color w/o ending up w/tons of icing you don't need.

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SeriousCakes Posted 6 Nov 2008 , 2:23am
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I use a teeny bit of both rose and orange, perfect!

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