Red Icing

Decorating By pegi Updated 30 Nov 2010 , 7:02pm by imagenthatnj

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pegi Posted 30 Nov 2010 , 6:27pm
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Hi everyone! How do I make a nice color red for piping and decorating? I've tried wilton Christmas red and red red, I used alot too! It looks to pink, or hot pink.I'd like to make a nice real red color. Thank-you

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SweetSyren Posted 30 Nov 2010 , 6:54pm
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When I make red I let it sit a day and it darkens up. I also use Americolor red red.

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imagenthatnj Posted 30 Nov 2010 , 7:02pm
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Never tried with buttercream, but it works beautifully with fondant, so maybe you should try. Candymelts, melted.

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