Blue Cake?

Decorating By schnumvf Updated 17 Dec 2008 , 3:56am by schnumvf

schnumvf Posted 16 Dec 2008 , 2:28am
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My son wants a science themed birthday party. Okie doke. Got ideas for a cake from this site. He has just also requested a blue cake. I bought white cake mix (DH) and was planning on using the cake extender recipe. How do I do this? Just add 1 egg white? The rest should be the same, right? Do I need a lot of food coloring to make the cake blue or just a little? Sorry, getting carried away with my questions. Really, I just want to know how to go about making it with the extender recipe. It seems simple, but sometimes I screw up the simple things. icon_smile.gif

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sayhellojana Posted 16 Dec 2008 , 2:38am
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You shouldn't need too much. Blue is a pretty easy color to mix. Just add until you think it's about right. The color will deepen just a bit when it bakes, but not much. I would use liquid food coloring, that would work fine.

MacsMom Posted 16 Dec 2008 , 2:41am
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When I make my rainbow colored cakes I add about a teaspoon of colored gel paste.

schnumvf Posted 17 Dec 2008 , 3:56am
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thanks. Not sure which route I'll take. I'll see which I have more of and go from there I think.
I'll post pictures when it's all done.

Thanks again!

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