Red Food Colour Question

Baking By KTB4 Updated 10 Aug 2011 , 4:12pm by MellieC

KTB4 Posted 8 Aug 2011 , 4:44pm
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I'm doing some experimenting with Red Velvet recipes this week. Since they all call for 1oz or so of food colouring I'm assuming that they mean the liquid stuff from the grocery store?

I use Americolours for everything though and am wondering if I can use that in my cake instead. If so, how should I adjust the amount of colour? Americolours are pretty strong so should I decrease by half? more?

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KTB4 Posted 9 Aug 2011 , 6:01pm
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Really? 31 views and not one person had a thought or opinion on this?

MellieC Posted 10 Aug 2011 , 4:12pm
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Last time I made red velvet I used Americolor and added 2T(which equals 1 oz) and really went by the eye.

If you see that you need more, just add more... that's what i did.


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