Whats The Best Way To Get The Colour Sage?

Decorating By CanadianCakin Updated 7 May 2009 , 7:03pm by indydebi

CanadianCakin Posted 7 May 2009 , 5:53pm
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So I've been trying to figure out the best way to get a sage colour. I only have access to wilton colours...I'm pretty sure they don't actually have a sage but is there one of the green that done lightly will be sage or a combination that will produce sage. I checked the Wilton colour chart and they don't have sage on there.

TIA!
Ashley

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Kiddiekakes Posted 7 May 2009 , 6:02pm
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Actually Wilton has a color called Juniper green that makes a really nice Sage green.Americolor has a color called Avocado.

hkc0317 Posted 7 May 2009 , 6:03pm
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I've never made sage for a cake but I used to dye wedding shoes. The easiest way to dull green is to add red. I would do it one drop at a time. I hope this works for cake too. But color is color so it should!

sadsmile Posted 7 May 2009 , 6:05pm
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Juniper green with a touch of sky blue to brighten it slightly. Juniper by itself is more army green.

sarah0418 Posted 7 May 2009 , 6:10pm
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wilton has a color called moss green. it is a sage color. That is the color I used in my butterfly cookies. You can obviously add less to make it a little lighter too.

CanadianCakin Posted 7 May 2009 , 6:39pm
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Thanks you so much!!! Helps a lot!

CanadianCakin Posted 7 May 2009 , 6:40pm
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Thanks you so much!!! Helps a lot!

indydebi Posted 7 May 2009 , 7:03pm
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Ironically, I'm sitting here with green stained fingers because the wedding cake I'm working on is "Sage green with pizzazz!" (don't ask!). I'm using Juniper and Moss green combined and dropping a couple of tablespoons of chocolate icing in there to darken it a bit.

It going to be a 5 tier cake with the tiers choc-sage-choc-sage-choc. Can't wait to see how it turns out! thumbs_up.gif

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