Elmo Red!!!?

Decorating By jadedsun Updated 13 Mar 2011 , 5:01pm by caymancake

jadedsun Posted 12 Mar 2011 , 11:06pm
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Hello!! New to the site, love it so far!! I am making an elmo type cake for my 2yo daughters bday this Friday and I'm needing to know how to make the right shade of red? Also what do I use to get that fuzzy/furry look of the fronting? Thank you so much for any and all help or ideas!!!!

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jadedsun Posted 12 Mar 2011 , 11:08pm
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Oops **frosting

anxietyattack Posted 13 Mar 2011 , 2:36am
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Use Americolor Super Red. If you use wilton you will have to use A LOT of it. A LOT. When I made my niece's cake I use the wilton tip #233. Worked perfectly. HTH

sugardugar Posted 13 Mar 2011 , 4:35pm
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While you have to use a ton of it, I still like using wilton's no-taste red with some red red. It cuts down a lot on the dye taste.

Keep in mind, no matter what you do, the guests will have red teeth!

caymancake Posted 13 Mar 2011 , 5:01pm
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I have used wiltin's no taste red mixed with Christmas red - came out great! I just used a star tip to get the furry look. Hope that helps!

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