Straw Hat Cake...need Help Choosing The Color

Decorating By gissellr78 Updated 8 May 2012 , 10:31pm by LittleLinda

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gissellr78 Posted 8 May 2012 , 3:37pm
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Hi all,

Can anyone give me suggestions on what Americolor or wilton to buy for a straw hat cake. I need to make one this weekend. help please.

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Marianna46 Posted 8 May 2012 , 4:09pm
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I think a very light dose of Americolor gold would give you a nice straw color. But not too much, or it will go from straw-colored to ochre.

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LittleLinda Posted 8 May 2012 , 10:31pm
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When I need that color, I add chocolate frosting to my buttercream and some yellow food coloring. Keep working it until it looks right.

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