Red & Hot Pink Buttercream...icky Flavor!

Baking By proudmommaof3 Updated 1 Jul 2011 , 6:29pm by Cakeuhlicious

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proudmommaof3 Posted 1 Jul 2011 , 1:54pm
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How do you make red and hot pink not taste so disgusting..what is the trick? Please help!

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madcobbler Posted 1 Jul 2011 , 2:01pm
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Try wilton's no taste red food coloring.

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seedrv Posted 1 Jul 2011 , 2:14pm
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I swear by CK paste. Even my black fondant doesn't taste bitter.

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proudmommaof3 Posted 1 Jul 2011 , 3:04pm
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Dumb question...what is CK paste?

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leah_s Posted 1 Jul 2011 , 4:27pm
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paste color manufactured by CK (Country Kitchens)

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DeniseNH Posted 1 Jul 2011 , 5:38pm
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Use concentrated electric colors - only take a few drops to get a bold color.

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PrivateNameHere Posted 1 Jul 2011 , 5:57pm
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To get red, I start with white frosting and add a goodly amount of either Wilton or Americolor Yellow and Orange, then I put in a good amount of Americolor Super Red. It never seems to have a bad taste and always comes out very bright.

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kristiemarie Posted 1 Jul 2011 , 6:00pm
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I agree on the Americolor red. The icing on the cake in my photos was done with it and no icky taste.

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Cakeuhlicious Posted 1 Jul 2011 , 6:29pm
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I use lucks liqua-gel colors and they have no taste or smell. Just used their super red and royal blue in my cupcake batter and fondant cupcake toppers yesterday and there is no change in flavor. I will be posting pictures soon! icon_smile.gif

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