Nut Allergy

Decorating By summersusu Updated 1 Feb 2010 , 4:27pm by SecretAgentCakeBaker

summersusu Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 1:53am
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I just made my son's icing for his birthday and put Wilton's almond extract in it. He is allergic to nuts....does the extract count as nuts?

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alliebear Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 2:12am
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i only use all natural extracts so for those yes it does. i wouldn't risk it.

Deb_ Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 2:46am
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I agree.

SecretAgentCakeBaker Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 4:27pm
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It would depend if he is allergic to peanuts (comes from the ground), tree nuts, or both. Almonds are tree nuts. Not all people allergic to peanuts are allergic to tree nuts. If you are unsure, then don't risk it and use something else.

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