Buttercream In Dark/neon Colours

Decorating By SweetBeeBang Updated 7 Feb 2010 , 2:56am by SpecialtyCakesbyKelli

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SweetBeeBang Posted 7 Feb 2010 , 12:16am
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Hi, Just wonderinng if anyone could help. Im trying to create cupcakes with neon colored buttercream. But seem to have no success. Tried Americolour and Wilton but I cant get it dark enough. Any suggestions?

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prterrell Posted 7 Feb 2010 , 2:37am
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Are you using the Americolor Electric colors?

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SpecialtyCakesbyKelli Posted 7 Feb 2010 , 2:56am
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I've used the Wilton colors before...had to add the regular pink with the Neon pink to make it dark enough. If you don't have time to order any of the Americolor Electric colors, there are some neon colors at grocery stores in little tubes (next to cake mixes) that I have used before to mix with gel colors. Seems to work pretty good..... what colors are you trying to get? Sometimes you can mix the gel colors and get a neon...depending on the color you're trying to get.

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