SandyS Posted 24 Mar 2009 , 12:45pm
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I need to make a "Baby Blue" icing - like the satin ribbon. Royal or sky blue doesn't do it. Does anyone know how to get this color?
Thanks,
Sandy

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cfao Posted 24 Mar 2009 , 12:56pm
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If you use royal or sky blue, the "blue" after sitting almost has a aqua undertone, not a true blue like you are looking for. I have found if I add just a bit of purple to the frosting that had been tinted with either of the blues it gets rid of that aqua and you will get a true blue, no matter how light or dark the shade is you are looking for.

mivea Posted 24 Mar 2009 , 1:02pm
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How about the cornflower blue? When used in small amounts it seems about right. It worked for me, but maybe it's a different baby-blue you're thinking of.

/Mia

GI Posted 24 Mar 2009 , 1:18pm
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I used 3 drops of Americolor Electric Blue to a huge batch of MFF on my last cake. ( http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-photo_1334219.html )When by itself, it looked like a soft blue.



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SandyS Posted 24 Mar 2009 , 2:31pm
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Thanks so much - I will try these ideas. I thought you could probably add a color to the blue but had no idea which color - and would have never thought of purple!
Thanks,
Sandy

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