Coloring Icing

Decorating By wallysdee Updated 8 Apr 2010 , 9:57pm by prterrell

wallysdee Posted 8 Apr 2010 , 5:58pm
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Can I color buttercream icing with the neon dye colors. The kind that comes 4 little bottles to a box. Or does that effect icing concistiancy?
Thanks
Denise

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TexasSugar Posted 8 Apr 2010 , 6:05pm
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You can. Depending on the thickness of the colors and how dark you want it may affect the consistancy but you can always add in a little more powder sugar to thicken it up.

wallysdee Posted 8 Apr 2010 , 6:12pm
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TY so much for the response. I had already bought this stuff to dye easter eggs. Now have a hot pink peace sign cake to make and hated to spend extra on the wilton dye colors if I could just use this stuff.
Thanks again
Denise

prterrell Posted 8 Apr 2010 , 9:57pm
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Is it the liquid kind? If so, you cannot use it in icing or it will totally mess up the icing consistency. Americolor makes wonderful neon colors, it is their "electric" line of colors.

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