Bleeding Colors

Decorating By Cakelayer Updated 19 Mar 2010 , 6:36pm by KHalstead

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Cakelayer Posted 19 Mar 2010 , 6:17pm
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I need a method of keeping dark colored piping from bleeding in the heat. Is there some type of food coloring that works better or is it the type of frosting (buttercream) that causes the colors to run?


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KHalstead Posted 19 Mar 2010 , 6:36pm
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if you let your colored icing sit overnight before piping it onto your cake it helps a LOT

I've also heard that adding some meringue powder to your icing helps for some reason too.

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