For some reason, the pink hues (soft pink, electric pink, deep pink, fuscia, etc.) of Americolor are SUPER photosensitive!! I did a wedding cake this weekend (picture posted) that was supposed to have a fuscia ribbon and bow, but as soon as the cakes hit sunlight (it was an outdoor wedding), the groom and I literally stood there and watched the bows and ribbons turn from fuscia to lavender!!
Does anyone know a brand of food coloring that won't fade in sunlight?
It seems to me that only the pinks are very photosensitive. I've never had a problem with any other Americolor hues. In fact, they are all that I use due to their consistency and color choices!
ChefMaster No Fade Pink and No Fade Purple are great.
If you want a range of colors, powdered colors by Crystal Colors (sugarpaste.com) don't fade, either.
Oh thanks!! I'm going to try them out!! It's so embarrassing to have the "wrong color" at delivery when you had the "right color" in the bakery!!