Tinting Buttercream

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mommarivera Posted 3 Apr 2008 , 10:09pm
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I am making a bday cake tomorrow and was wondering how to tint the buttercream icing hot pink and orange?? Do they sell those colors of tint?? Thanks in advance

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4starcakes Posted 3 Apr 2008 , 11:33pm
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I've only seen those in liquid food coloring. Here is a bump for you.

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diane Posted 4 Apr 2008 , 12:03am
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i used wilton's "rose" to make hot pink. they have a list of all their colors and how to mix them to get hard to find colors. hope this helps.
http://www.wilton.com/cake/icing/colorchart.cfm icon_smile.gif

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_angel_1974 Posted 4 Apr 2008 , 5:43am
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Wilton's Christmas Red icing color will give you a nice hot pink color!

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WendyLaLa Posted 4 Apr 2008 , 5:48am
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If you are able to get Americolors Electric Pink is really pretty and also the Electric orange. If not I've used the neon color drops that you can get at the market.

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Sugar_Plum_Fairy Posted 4 Apr 2008 , 6:07am
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I was going to suggest Americolor. They have a fantastic array of colors to choose from and better than Wilton, they can be dripped into the medium you're tinting instead of using the toothpick method. Also, they seem to tint better, especially if you need to tint colors to black and/or red (two of the hardest colors to achieve).

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