Hot Pink Buttercream

Decorating By christenleigh Updated 18 Nov 2009 , 1:17pm by AmandaGudi

christenleigh Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 11:29pm
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Is there a pink food coloring that does not taste bad? I have to make a hot pink cake and the customer does not want cake covered in fondant, only buttercream.

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jammjenks Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 11:56pm
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I used Wilton Rose color to make the hot pink on this cake:
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DianeLM Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 1:40am
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I really like Wilton Pink. I usually use Americolor or Chefmaster colors, but there's nothing better for hot pink than Wilton pink, IMO.

I also prefer Wilton's brown to any other. It's the only brown on the market that does not contain any red.

Jeep_girl816 Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 1:52am
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I like wilton's pink too and rose. Good to know about brown, will save me time later!

LoriMc Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 2:23am
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I generally use Americolor for everything, but I feel like their pink has a bitter taste. I started using the CK brand called Cherry Pink, and I have not noticed a bitter taste.

sugarMomma Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 2:38am
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I have used Americolor or Spectrum electric pink and it colors well. I have not noticed a bitter taste, but I haven't eaten a lot of it.

DanaMae Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 2:44am
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I have used Wilton's rose for hot pink...worked well...client loved it.

AmandaGudi Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 1:17pm
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I have used Americolor's electric pink in my buttercream and didn't notice any wierd taste at all, and it was a great shade of pink!

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