How To Color Confectione's Sugar...

Decorating By Charmed Updated 20 Apr 2009 , 2:08pm by Charmed

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Charmed Posted 19 Apr 2009 , 4:43am
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can it be done without the sugar becoming lumpy?

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patticakesnc Posted 19 Apr 2009 , 4:53am
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Maybe mixing it with powdered food color?

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kansaswolf Posted 19 Apr 2009 , 5:06am
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A blender perhaps?

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Charmed Posted 19 Apr 2009 , 2:01pm
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patticakesnc, I think pwd colors might work! thumbs_up.gif

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prterrell Posted 19 Apr 2009 , 2:34pm
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Any liquid or gel/paste food color will cause some of the sugar to dissolve, which will then cause lumps. Mixing with powdered food color would be the only option.

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beachcakes Posted 19 Apr 2009 , 5:30pm
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Perhaps you could put it in a food processor with the colored sanding sugar and pulse? It might work - conf. sugar is just ground granulated.

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Tee-Y Posted 19 Apr 2009 , 5:59pm
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Put the sugar in a plastic bag add the coloured food dust and shake together, works like MAGIC!!!!

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lostincake Posted 19 Apr 2009 , 6:07pm
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Yup...as PP's have mentioned, just mix with powdered colours or dusts...that's what one of my cake decorating books say to do. The result in the pic they have is the same consistency as plain PS.

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FeGe_Cakes Posted 19 Apr 2009 , 6:08pm
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Color granulated sugar by placing in food storage bag and adding food color. Let it dry a bit..and put in food processor to make your own powdered sugar.

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all4cake Posted 19 Apr 2009 , 6:23pm
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Powdered sugar can be successfully colored using gel/paste colors. Sift ps into a bowl, smear colorant onto (gloved) hand and work the ps by rubbing it between your hands...you'll be able to see the concentrated ps...simply continue working it into the rest...resift to remove any 'undesired' bits.

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Charmed Posted 20 Apr 2009 , 2:08pm
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Thank you all for your ideas thumbs_up.gif

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