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Decorating By konny Updated 6 Aug 2010 , 5:50pm by tinygoose

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konny Posted 6 Aug 2010 , 5:13pm
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hello, i need to get a burgundy color no matter how much i tired do this do that and nothing i am so desperate i do NOT KNOW what else to do i just purchase americolor i need to wait to get here please somebody help me please!!!!!
thank you
another think i don't know if the person is allergic to chocolate
i will ask him
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leah_s Posted 6 Aug 2010 , 5:16pm
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reds, especially dark reds take a long time to develop. Color whatever it is you're working on (bc? ri? fondant?) and wait a couple of hours, then add more color if needed. There's nothing instant about working with reds, or dark colors in general.

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tiggy2 Posted 6 Aug 2010 , 5:30pm
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You can get reds and dark colors instantly if you use Chefmaster Liqua Gel color.

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kakeladi Posted 6 Aug 2010 , 5:39pm
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Buttercream takes the longest of the 3 types of icing to get the deepest colors.
Coloring icing - expecially deep, dark colors -shoud be done at least the night before so the color has time to develope.
Chefmaster Liqua gel colors are good, but not easily available to all.

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tinygoose Posted 6 Aug 2010 , 5:50pm
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Leah's right, it gets darker after a few hours.

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