Natural Food Coloring Recommendations

Updated on October 04, 2011
L.A. asks from Kew Gardens, NY
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Ladies -

Do you know of any "natural" food coloring. Stuff that I can substitute for my McCormicks when I'm coloring frosting and icing, or cake? Bright colors would be ideal.


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answers from Pittsburgh on

Here's an article explaining how to color a cup of white frosting with fruits and veggies:

And here's a site that sells natural food dyes and sprinkles, etc:

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answers from Victoria on

the rainbow pancakes and cakes are very popular at the moment looks like the new twist on them is getting natural food dies to tent them. search rainbow cakes natural dies.

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answers from San Francisco on

Just did a google search and several items came up. Try that!



answers from New York on

use juice as the liquid when making frosting or cinniman or orange, lemon



answers from Dallas on

I use the India Tree brand colors you can get at Whole Foods or other natural food markets. Just know that when you are using vegetable/fruit based colors you run the risk of having your frosting or cake tast like that particular veggie/fruit (think beets, great at making purple, but too much and you'll have beet tasting frosting). Here is an article that will help you:

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