How To Get Barn Red Color

Decorating By bntbushnell Updated 7 Feb 2011 , 10:56pm by AnitaK

bntbushnell Posted 6 Feb 2011 , 12:43am
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Hi i need to make buttercream frosting in Barn Red to cover of course, A barn Cake.. can anyone suggest to me what colors to mix with white buttercream to get a true barn red color... thanks

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sugarshack Posted 6 Feb 2011 , 2:15am
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super red, and a touch of brown, maybe a smidge or orange if needed

AnitaK Posted 7 Feb 2011 , 10:56pm
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Use pink first and get your icing as pink as you possible can, then add No-Taste Red and then add your other reds/browns, etc. to get the color that you are going for.

Reds give a bitter taste, thus the need for pink and No-Taste Red first.

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