Ivory Bc, How Without Butter?

Decorating By KakesbyKris Updated 8 Jul 2010 , 10:24pm by mccorda

KakesbyKris Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 8:32pm
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I am making a cake for an anniversary party and they want ivory/cream colored BC with white accents. It is on July 31st so I don't want to add butter to Indydebi's bc since I want it to withstand the heat. Do I add a touch of yellow or maybe brown to make it an ivory? Is there an ivory coloring out there? I appreciate any advice. TIA icon_biggrin.gif

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TexasSugar Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 8:39pm
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Use real vanilla instead of clear vanilla.

Wilton also makes an ivory color, just use a small amount of it.

leah_s Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 8:44pm
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Yep, just use the brown vanilla. It's the perfect shade!

Joyfull4444 Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 9:54pm
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Americolor has ivory also. As with the Wilton, you don't need much.

TexasSugar & Leah_s, can I ask what brand vanilla you use that gives you a nice ivory colour? I use Watkins pure vanilla extract, or Watkins double strength, but neither one makes my icing look very ivory. Maybe a trace of ivory but not really enough to pass for it.

Thanks so much!

mccorda Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 10:24pm
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Would using some of the butter-flavored Crisco work?

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