How To Get The Color Lime Green?

Decorating By kimbers Updated 26 Mar 2009 , 5:13pm by prterrell

kimbers Posted 26 Mar 2009 , 3:27am
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I need to tint my fondant lime green. I used the kelley green, but it's not the right color. What else do I need to use? yellow maybe?

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CakeMommy3 Posted 26 Mar 2009 , 4:20am
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I made it once and I thought it looked pretty lime-ish. I started with lemon yellow icing, and added small amounts of grass green until I liked the color.

xstitcher Posted 26 Mar 2009 , 4:31am
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What CakeMommy3 said.

Also Americolor makes an electric green that would work really well too.

Here's a mixing chart (Chartreuse looks like it would be good):

http://www.candylandcrafts.com/colorchart.htm

I also like referring to this post (it has several different mixing charts for different brands -you'll have to go through the post - I believe there are at least 4 of them)

http://cakecentral.com/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=589750&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=mixing&&start=45

HTH! icon_smile.gif

chilz822 Posted 26 Mar 2009 , 4:53am
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Americolor's Electric line of colors are awesome!

prterrell Posted 26 Mar 2009 , 5:13pm
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leaf green + lemon yellow = lime green

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