Turquoise Frosting

Decorating By kger Updated 14 Jun 2011 , 8:42pm by poohsmomma

kger Posted 13 Jun 2011 , 8:17pm
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I need to make turquoise frosting, and got some Teal gel from Americolor at the advice of someone. It arrived today, and from the sticker on the outside, it appears to be like a jade green. Anyone know if that's the color I should be going with, or should I for something different?

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carmijok Posted 13 Jun 2011 , 8:29pm
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Just use a small amount. I think the teal is a bit more on the green side--which turquiose is so a little might work.. You could also think about adding a touch of sky blue. Experiment...it's the best way. I've made turquoise before and it seems like I mixed more than one color to get what I needed. But a little goes a long way with the blue colors!

dlcamp Posted 13 Jun 2011 , 8:46pm
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I had to make turquoise this past week for my son's wedding cake. It was supposed to be a more blue shade of turquoise. I started with the teal and added sky blue. For the color I needed, I probably should have started with the blue and added the teal, but it came out ok.

cakestars Posted 13 Jun 2011 , 8:48pm
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i have an AmeriColor turquoise gel color...not sure if you have a cake supply in your area though :/ good luck icon_smile.gif

cbiscuit85 Posted 13 Jun 2011 , 11:43pm
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I agree that teal + sky blue = turquoise. I would use the sky blue first and then add a little bit of teal at a time because it is darker.

pinklatte Posted 14 Jun 2011 , 2:40am
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I did this using teal and royal blue. They were the only colors I had available and it worked. Not sure if they are both Americolor though.

kger Posted 14 Jun 2011 , 7:08pm
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Arrgh! I'm plum outta blue. I made a trip to my cake store to get the teal since I have to make 4 batches and wanted a more uniform color than mixing could give me, but I can go find some Wilton color at Michael's.

Thanks y'all.

poohsmomma Posted 14 Jun 2011 , 8:42pm
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Or sky blue with a touch of yellow

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